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Workout of the Week – Bouldering 4 by 4 with Reinhard @PGSF!

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Aug 102015
 
Workout of the Week - Bouldering 4 by 4 with Reinhard @PGSF!

  Bouldering 4 by 4 with Reinhard This week Reinhard shows us how we can improve our endurance with a bouldering 4 by 4 at PGSF! TIME: 30 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Climbing Shoes and Chalk FOCUS: Endurance IMPORTANT: Climbing and climbing training, such as the exercises in the WOW, are inherently dangerous activities.  Participation in these exercises is Read more…

Tip of the Week: Yoga Warm Up for Climbers

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Aug 032015
 
Tip of the Week: Yoga Warm Up for Climbers

    TIP OF THE WEEK  Yoga Warm Up for Climbers Warming up is a key part of climbing that is too easily over looked. Warming up can help prevent injuries and allow you to climb harder! In this week’s Tip of the Week, Jeff walks us through a couple of yoga poses to help warm Read more…

Jul 272015
 
Workout of the Week - Heavy Finger Roll with Daniel

  Heavy Finger Roll with Daniel @PGSV Daniel demonstrates how you can increase your finger strength using a barbell! TIME: 15 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Barbell FOCUS: Finger Strength Sample Heavy Finger Roll Workout: Warm-Up Set: 10-20 reps of 60% body weight First Set: 10-12 reps of 100% body weight Second Set: 10-12 reps of 100% body weight Read more…

The Fire Works Came Early This Fourth of July : by Walker Emerson

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Jul 232015
 
The Fire Works Came Early This Fourth of July :    by Walker Emerson

It’s the fourth of July, and Mike Kerzhner and I are two hundred feet from the top of a 1,700 foot wall deep in the Sierra Mountains. We see lightning followed by the clash of thunder. Mike takes the rack of cams and the end of the rope and disappears around the corner. Angel Wings, Read more…

Jul 202015
 
Crux of the Week - Bouldering League!

  CRUX OF THE WEEK – Bouldering League! For more Information about Bouldering League or for upcoming dates for your gym see our website here! Beginner – Green V2 LOCATION:  Highball SETTER:  Nico CLIMBER:  Mitch Intermediate – White V5 LOCATION:  Highball SETTER:  Nico CLIMBER:  Mitch Advanced – White V6 LOCATION:  Highball SETTER:  Brian Adams CLIMBER:  Mitch

$2500 raised for Jailhouse Gear Fund

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Jul 072015
 
$2500 raised for Jailhouse Gear Fund

We’re excited to announce we exceeded our goal!  In just one night, we raised nearly $1500 for the Jailhouse Gear Fund! With Planet Granite’s $1000 match, almost $2500 was donated to purchase the much needed gear to replace the fixed gear at Jailhouse. Jailhouse is an almost entirely fixed gear crag, meaning every bolt has a Read more…