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Jul 272015


Heavy Finger Roll with Daniel @PGSV

Daniel demonstrates how you can increase your finger strength using a barbell!
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TIME: 15 minutes
DIFFICULTY: All levels
FOCUS: Finger Strength

Sample Heavy Finger Roll Workout:

Warm-Up Set: 10-20 reps of 60% body weight
First Set: 10-12 reps of 100% body weight
Second Set: 10-12 reps of 100% body weight + 20-30lbs
Third Set: 5-10 reps of 100% body weight + 30-40lbs
Last two Sets: 3-5 reps of 100% body weight + 40-50lbs


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IMPORTANT: Climbing and climbing training, such as the exercises in the WOW, are inherently dangerous activities.  Participation in these exercises is done at your own risk.  If you have any injuries, we recommend you do not attempt a WOW.  If you have any concerns about your abilities or the exercises, consult a qualified medical practitioner or athletic trainer. Before using the fitness area, equipment, classes or any other training at Planet Granite, it is your responsibility to read and understand the posted gym rules and Safety Guidelines found here:

Jul 242015
Attn PG SF members: SF Marathon this Sunday

Head’s up, Planet Granite San Francisco! We’ve got some ROAD CLOSURES this Sunday that we’d like to give you the beta for. The SF Marathon runs Sunday, Jul 26th from 5:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. ROAD CLOSURES: Expect some heavy traffic coming in from the Marina Gate and exiting out the 25th Ave. Gate.  Mason Street from Marina Read more…

Jul 232015
The Fire Works Came Early This Fourth of July :    by Walker Emerson

It’s the fourth of July, and Mike Kerzhner and I are two hundred feet from the top of a 1,700 foot wall deep in the Sierra Mountains. We see lightning followed by the clash of thunder. Mike takes the rack of cams and the end of the rope and disappears around the corner. Angel Wings, Read more…

Jul 202015
Crux of the Week - Bouldering League!

  CRUX OF THE WEEK – Bouldering League! For more Information about Bouldering League or for upcoming dates for your gym see our website here! Beginner – Green V2 LOCATION:  Highball SETTER:  Nico CLIMBER:  Mitch Intermediate – White V5 LOCATION:  Highball SETTER:  Nico CLIMBER:  Mitch Advanced – White V6 LOCATION:  Highball SETTER:  Brian Adams CLIMBER:  Mitch

PG SF Members – Road Closures this weekend

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Jul 092015
PG SF Members - Road Closures this weekend

Presidio Road Closures: Head’s up, PG SF members! If you are planning to make a trek to the San Francisco gym this weekend, please plan your visit carefully! We are going to be experiencing  heavy road closures within the Presidio area. Take a look to get a breakdown on closed roads, dates & times, as Read more…

$2500 raised for Jailhouse Gear Fund

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Jul 072015
$2500 raised for Jailhouse Gear Fund

We’re excited to announce we exceeded our goal!  In just one night, we raised nearly $1500 for the Jailhouse Gear Fund! With Planet Granite’s $1000 match, almost $2500 was donated to purchase the much needed gear to replace the fixed gear at Jailhouse. Jailhouse is an almost entirely fixed gear crag, meaning every bolt has a Read more…