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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:

free training tips vote chart

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 extremely important if you are thinking about transitioning from gym to crag. Check out this picture of Krystina killing it on the cracks, then come see it for yourself!

krystina crack climbing

NEXT UP
Thursday August 13th,
ADVANCED FOOTWORK TECHNIQUE
with PG Instructor Luca @7:30p
Luca will be going over difficult foot tricks such as kneebars, toehooks, and bicycles.

Luca bouldering

Don’t miss out, and stay tuned for the new and upcoming topics!  Free Training Tips will be running every Thursday night @ 7:30pm in August, and every Tuesday night @ &:30pm in September. We’ll see you there.

Beta Babes – Training Edition @PG Belmont

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Jun 262015
 
Beta Babes - Training Edition @PG Belmont

All new: Beta Babes Training Edition 7:00-8:00pm, Thursday July 16th, Planet Granite Belmont In honor of a beautiful summer and our wonderful members, this July’s Beta Babes event at Planet Granite Belmont will be a little different – we’re going to kick things up a notch. But don’t worry; it’s still fun and still free! Read more…

$88,000 raised to Save Donner Climbing!

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Jun 262015
 
$88,000 raised to Save Donner Climbing!

Earlier this year, the Truckee Donner Land Trust & Access Fund announced they had teamed up to purchase and save climbing access on some key land on Donner Summit.  To do so, they need to raise $280,000 to purchase the 10+ acres of land that is home to crags like Black Wall, Road Cut and Read more…

Trip Report: Smith Rock Spring Thing! by Erin Monahan

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Jun 092015
 
Trip Report: Smith Rock Spring Thing! by Erin Monahan

I peeled open the tent at 6am. Inhaling juniper rich air, my eyes widened at the sight of the Crooked River snaking through Smith Rock State Park. Considering the view, my mind went back to countless journeys weaving through tuff and basalt, two encounters with the Monkey Face, and one cold, September night that had Read more…

Jailhouse Fundraiser: PG will match up to $1000 for Fixed Gear Fund

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Jun 042015
 
Jailhouse Fundraiser: PG will match up to $1000 for Fixed Gear Fund

  Correction to newsletter!  Jailhouse Rock Fundraiser will be at PG SUNNYVALE! And all donations at this event will benefit Jailhouse Rock’s Fixed Gear Fund! 4 years ago, Planet Granite helped raise over $23,000 for the Access Fund to keep Jailhouse Rock open to climbing forever.  As a result of this huge achievement, climbers from all 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…