Feb 052014
 
Thoughts on Competition - Divisionals 2014 by Sara Evensen

I generally don’t consider myself a competitive person. There are probably many people who would beg to differ (maybe citing instances where I’ve challenged them to arm wrestle, or reminding me that I compete in math), but I say this mostly to convince myself.  What matters shouldn’t be how well you climb compared to others, 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…

Aug 132013
 
Bloc Party 2013 - a community bouldering competition

It’s back!  Our Planet Granite Bloc Party competition starts up again this Friday!   Registration opens at 4:30pm! This FREE event for PG members is a great time to hang out with friends, test your skills on some great new problems, enjoy some food and of course, earn a chance to WIN some prizes! For Read more…

Jul 032013
 
PG Climbing Team goes to SCS Divisionals

      A few weeks ago, Planet Granite’s Team descended on Vertical World in Seattle to compete in SCS Divisionals!  Thanks to all their hard work, 22 kids went to represent PG and their team!  And this weekend, be sure to send them good thoughts as qualifying competitors are headed out to Atlanta for Read more…

Jun 252013
 
Behind the Scenes at the 2013 GoPro Mountain Games

Recently, Max Zolotukhin, one of our PG Setters, headed out to Vail to set for the GoPro Mountain Games Citizen Comp.  It was an amazing time – and we’re psyched he shared his experience with us! One of the best things about being a route setter is the flexibility; how many jobs out there let Read more…

Mar 282013
 
Friction Series SF - a photostory by Jassa Campbell and Brian Hedrick

Friction Series SF was two weeks ago and while we’re still reeling from the excitement, we are looking forward to Sunnyvale’s finale!  Since launching the Friction Series back in 2009 and creating the first Bay Area Onsight Final in 2010 – this comp has grown to be a ton of fun and excitement!  Local strong Read more…