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Nov 092015
 

 

CRUX OF THE WEEK – Purple V4 @PG Portland

This week Retail Coordinator Kyle Hernandez shows us how the Purple V4 on the Top Out is done. This problem features an awesome Figure-4 move sure to delight any ice climbers out there!
Crux of the Week

LOCATION: Top-Out Boulder
CLIMBER:  Kyle

SETTER: Head Coach Brian Adams

eGrips Interviews PG Director of Routesetting Bret Johnston

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Oct 022015
 
eGrips Interviews PG Director of Routesetting Bret Johnston

One way to get an edge climbing routes at Planet Granite: get inside the mind of the setter.  Now you can do just that by checking out the eGrips site, where there’s an extensive interview with Bret Johnston, Planet Granite’s Director of Routesetting. BJ: We have such a huge customer base who deserve a super high quality product to climb on Read more…

PG Setter’s Fiendish Plans Exposed in Outside Magazine

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Sep 242015
 
PG Setter's Fiendish Plans Exposed in Outside Magazine

Think you know our routesetting staff?  Maybe you make small talk with them, and try to match the initials on start hold to the face of the setter?  That’s always fun. Next question: Have you met Planet Granite’s pensive, Ayn Rand-inspired setting guru, who not only sets super creative problems in Bay Area gyms, but, oh, yeah, also challenges the very best Read more…

Jul 062015
 
Crux of the Week - Setter Development @PG Belmont

  CRUX OF THE WEEK Setter Development @PG Belmont – World Cup Problems Purple V6 LOCATION:  Lower Bouldering SETTER:  Anthony CLIMBER:  Lucas Blue V2 LOCATION: Lower Bouldering SETTER:  Brett Johnston CLIMBER:  Allen Orange Unrated LOCATION:  Lower Bouldering SETTER:  Antonio CLIMBER:  Lucas

Welcome our two new Assistant Head Route Setters

 Belmont, Blog, RouteSetting, San Francisco, Staff, Sunnyvale  Comments Off on Welcome our two new Assistant Head Route Setters
Jun 232015
 
Welcome our two new Assistant Head Route Setters

Please join us in welcoming our two new Assistant Head Route Setters, Sean Spring and Mick Petts. Sean will be manning the setting team at our Sunnyvale location, and Mick will be leading the team in our San Francisco gym. Both these fine lads are essential to maintaining the quality of the setting at our Read more…