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The Merced River Plan and Why YOU Should Care

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Apr 102013
 
The Merced River Plan and Why YOU Should Care

The Access Fund (AF) has just released a position paper on the newest draft of the Merced River Plan (MRP). The paper briefly mentions some of the major actions that the plan proposes, and highlights four specific areas that the Access Fund is urging the Yosemite Planners and National Park Service (NPS) to consider more Read more…

Apr 032013
 
PG Member takes donated shoes to new gym in Nairobi, Kenya

Traffic in Nairobi is horrible. Truly. 45 minutes into my (ridiculously expensive) cab ride I was regretting my decision to check out East Africa’s new (and only) climbing gym. Needless to say I was NOT in a good mood when I arrived at Diamond Plaza last month. Looking up at the shopping mall (yes shopping Read more…

Mt Everest Climb-A-Thon 2012 – a benefit for PG Member Stacey Collver

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Dec 032012
 
Mt Everest Climb-A-Thon 2012 - a benefit for PG Member Stacey Collver

Many of you know PG Coach Stacey Collver –  9 years ago, Stacey was diagnosed with a rare lung disease and received a double-lung transplant one year later.    Although she has recovered well from the double-lung transplant, with approximately 54% lung function and 1/3 the immune system, she is still legally disabled, needs financial Read more…

Big City Mountaineers visits Planet Granite!

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Nov 262012
 
Big City Mountaineers visits Planet Granite!

In 2012, as part of our PG Gives Back $1/member/month giving program, Planet Granite donated $10,000 to the Big City Mountaineers (BCM) to get youth climbing!  BCM has visisted Planet Granite a couple times this year, and the response has been overwhelmingly positive.  I sat down with Anders, the Program Manager for BCM to talk Read more…

$43,201 donated to the American Safe Climbing Association!

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Oct 162012
 
$43,201 donated to the American Safe Climbing Association!

As part of our PG Gives Back program, we pledged to match up to $20,000 of funds raised between Oct 1-15th, 2012 for the American Safe Climbing Association. As part of our pledge, we hosted a Live Auction Fundraiser with guest speaker Tommy Caldwell!  With tons of donated auction items and lots of psyche for Read more…

Climbing Trail Restoration for Manure Pile Climbing Area this weekend!

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May 032012
 
Climbing Trail Restoration for Manure Pile Climbing Area this weekend!

Make a difference to the place you love! Volunteer on Climbing Trail Restoration for the Manure Pile Climbing Area. Meet at the El Cap Picnic Area at 9am this Saturday and Sunday! Be sure to bring hiking/work shoes, water and snacks. Join VIP host Ron Kauk! Questions? Contact Ben Doyle: Benjamin_Doyle@NPS.gov