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Session 2 of PDX Bouldering League is coming up!

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Jun 062015
 
Session 2 of PDX Bouldering League is coming up!

You’ve heard the ruckus in the bouldering area every few weeks. You may have climbed some of the Bouldering League problems and thought to yourself, “What is this madness?!” Teams like Big Crimpin’, Hand Foot Match, and Custard’s last Crimp battled it out over the last few weeks to compete for some seriously awesome bragging rights and we’re Read more…

Special Needs Students Send Routes @ PG Sunnyvale

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May 292015
 
Special Needs Students Send Routes @ PG Sunnyvale

Planet Granite is proud to be a beloved host to numerous climbing events for local organizations to share the experience of rock climbing with individuals new to the sport. It’s one of the many ways we like to give back to the community. Randy Klein, Adapted Physical Education Specialist of the Santa Clara Co. Office of Education, went Read more…

May 132015
 
Better Together Program Brings Santa Clara Students to Planet Granite Sunnyvale

The Santa Clara Firefighters Local 1171 members bring their Better Together program to Planet Granite for it’s annual year-end event. The Better Together program is celebrating its 25th year; which is made possible by support from many entities including Planet Granite. Planet Granite has been hosting the Better Together program for almost 20 years. The program includes Read more…

Pushing Past a Plateau: 8 Ways to Break Through! By Erin Monahan

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May 062015
 
Pushing Past a Plateau: 8 Ways to Break Through! By Erin Monahan

Each climber’s journey is unique in its unfolding with the exception of one thing: plateaus. As beginner climbers we are absorbed, excited, enamored and enthralled with our new sport. We get stoked to see progression in such a short amount of time; however, climbing has a steep learning curve. At the end of last summer Read more…

Tenacity in the Toolbox

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Apr 292015
 
Tenacity in the Toolbox

Resting in a bomber, but core sapping and foot fatiguing, knee bar rest, I stared up at the last 20 feet of climbing. I was tired. I had made mistakes. My feet had cut where they shouldn’t have and my toes were numb from the cold. But, I had only one more bolt to clip, Read more…

SF Bouldering League off to Awesome Start

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Apr 282015
 

  By Ashley Vail Our first week of Bouldering League was very literally a massive success! On opening night, anyone lucky enough to watch would have witnessed an endless stream of bouldering teams crushing hard across the entire upstairs area. A mix of rookie and seasoned competitors have formed a whopping NINE teams for what Read more…