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Aug 262015

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The Bloc Party Series returns!  First in the series is this Saturday at PG Sunnyvale!

Each year, we host a series of competitions in the Bay Area, ending with a fun Onsight Final showdown between the top climbers of the series.

This year, Bloc Party is debuting at PG Portland too!  PG Portland is not part of the Bay Area Series, but will be hosting their own Onsight Final – so be sure to check it out!

Comps run from 12pm-5pm, registration opens at 11am.
FREE for members and only $15 for non-members
Includes food, beer and a chance to win some rad prizes!

Saturday, August 29th – Planet Granite Sunnyvale
Saturday, September 26th – Planet Granite Belmont
Saturday, October 24th – Planet Granite San Francisco + Onsight Series Final

Saturday, September 19th – Planet Granite Portland
+ Onsight Final
*Portland Bloc Party is not part of the Bay Area Series. All PG Members are welcome, but scores at PG PDX will not count towards the PG San Francisco Finals.

For more info such as categories and rules, visit our Bloc Party website page! 

Free Training Tips are back at PG San Francisco!

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Free Training Tips are back at PG San Francisco!

Recently, we asked YOU guys at PG SF, what you were most excited to learn from our Instructors this August. We had an awesome response: Coming up first on Thursday, August 6th CRACK CLIMBING ESSENTIALS @ 7:30pm with PG Instructor, Krystina! She’ll be going over basic hand jams and footwork. This is something we deem Read more…

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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

Get Your Kicks on the Crucifix: by Walker Emerson

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Jun 112015
Get Your Kicks on the Crucifix: by Walker Emerson

The Crucifix viewed from the ground on a hot summer day. Photo by Walker Emerson   The Crucifix is a beautiful line that ascends Higher Cathedral in Yosemite Valley. The route follows a series of cracks with a prominent horizontal feature at two thirds that forms a cross. Endless wide cracks split colorful clean rock, and Read more…