Dec 192013
 
Staying calm at 3000 feet - Free climbing the Golden Gate

It’s been ‘splitter’ weather here in Yosemite, and I’ve been taking full advantage of it. Every Friday I make the 4 plus hour drive to the valley and bang my head against some small part of the massive monolith that is El Capitan. This is my 3rd season climbing on El Cap and I’m finally Read more…

Dec 122013
 
Recap of the 2013 Yosemite Facelift

PG SF Manager Eliot shares his experiences at the 2013 Yosemite Facelift event from September. The Facelift is a volunteer, park-wide clean-up organized by the Yosemite Climbing Association.  I first heard about the Yosemite Facelift years ago while lurking around the internet on Supertopo. Since that first introduction to it, I’ve always kept it in my Read more…

Nov 052013
 
Team of 2 Returns - Youth Camp, Hell on Ropes + Private Sessions - November 15th-17th

The Coach and The Trainer return to PG in November! *This will be their last visit to PG until March of next year!* Don’t miss this great opportunity to work with some of the best in the industry! Justen & Kris each bring a unique style of training and coaching to their programs. They can Read more…

Oct 302013
 
TRIP REPORT: Jambo! An adventure in Tanzania

Sonaz is a PG employee that also works as a Registered Nurse in the Bay area. She enjoys climbing, traveling, being outdoors and using her healing skills in the places she travels. Here is a snippet of one of her adventures while working with The Janada L. Batchelor Foundation for Children in Tanzania. I was Read more…

Oct 282013
 
Bloc Party 2013: Competition Highlights

Crissy Field was buzzing with activity last Friday night at Planet Granite’s final Bloc Party of the year, including the Onsight Series Final! Competitors arrived to a PG bouldering area full of fresh new problems with clean, shiny holds. The movement did not disappoint with all styles of climbing represented! Climbers tested their skills on burly Read more…

Oct 022013
 
Team of 2 Returns - Hell on Ropes Training Camp + Private Sessions October 18-20

Team of 2 is back and ready to push you harder!  In this small group session, work with Justen and Kris for a dedicated 4 hours of hands on coaching and training. HELL ON ROPES Workout details: This exciting training day is all about first hand experience working together with a coach and a trainer Read more…