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Beta Babes – Training Edition @PG Belmont

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Jun 262015
 

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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!

In this Beta Babes you should expect one hour of hard work and skill development. We are leading a short technique workshop including specific bouldering workouts to help you master your footwork, followed by a training circuit in the upper workout area to make you sweaty and strong. The event is only one hour long, so you will have plenty of time to climb with friends afterwards. Whether you will be able to, though, is another question…

We will start this special beta Babes workout promptly at 7:00pm at PG Belmont.

Check out our Facebook Page to RSVP and for more info!

$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…

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…