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Sep 032013
 
Sessions with the Setters at PG San Francisco

  PG is excited to announce a new series beginning this month at PG San Francisco: Sessions with the Setters!   Ever wondered who those initials belong to at the bottom of your favorite climbs?  Well here’s your chance to meet and climb with the setters themselves! Twice a month representatives from the route-setting team will Read more…

Behind the Scenes at the 2013 GoPro Mountain Games

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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…

Riding Giants: How I Climbed Freerider Free.

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Jun 122013
 
Riding Giants: How I Climbed Freerider Free.

A post by contributing writer & PG Route Setter Walker, aka SMASH. “I hate this!” Screams a voice in the dark. Its 12am and I haven’t slept in two nights. An aid team is making their way up the monster off-width, a 200 foot gash in the rock that intersects directly with our bivy at Read more…

The Resurrection of Brian Hedrick

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Mar 252013
 
The Resurrection of Brian Hedrick

Fresh on the heels of Mark and Josh’s trip, Brian “Cuz” Hedrick left San Francisco for a week-long bouldering sojourn in Hueco Tanks State Park.  Stopping only to bivy in Joshua Tree since time was precious and he was determined to make the most of the short trip.  Arriving just in time for the annual Read more…

Two Setters Head to Hueco by Chris Sinatra (aka Askew)

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Mar 132013
 
Two Setters Head to Hueco by Chris Sinatra (aka Askew)

Waking up in a post-New Year’s haze, Planet Granite Route Setters Josh Horsley and Mark Heal embarked on a 12-day bouldering extravaganza at Hueco Tanks State Park, a tangled network of corridors and roofs just on the outskirts of El Paso, TX.  Giving rise to the now standard Vermin, or V-scale, used to grade boulder Read more…

Mar 082013
 
Breaking News about PG Portland!

We are thrilled to announce we will be working with Walltopia for our Portland gym! “Walltopia is extremely excited to be partnering with Planet Granite for their new Portland, OR location,” says Adam Koberna, Walltopia’s US Sales Manager.  “Planet Granite has built some of the best indoor climbing gyms in the country and we are honored Read more…