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Tenacity in the Toolbox

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Apr 292015
 
Tenacity in the Toolbox

Resting in a bomber, but core sapping and foot fatiguing, knee bar rest, I stared up at the last 20 feet of climbing. I was tired. I had made mistakes. My feet had cut where they shouldn’t have and my toes were numb from the cold. But, I had only one more bolt to clip, Read more…

Food For Thought – by Walker Emerson & Amy Verret

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Apr 292015
 
Food For Thought - by Walker Emerson & Amy Verret

Walker stuffs his face with a hearty sandwich after a long day on The Captain. (Photo by Mike Kerzhner) My favorite thing to do on a climbing trip is eat. Climbing comes in at a close second, of course; but most of the time, I’m thinking about what I’m going to eat next. Climbing is a calorie-demanding sport, Read more…

Feb 022015
 

Every year men and women from across the nation come together to compete on the same stage, at the American Bouldering Series (ABS) National Open. Competitors have commit months of hard work in training for this weekend. Thousands of miles are traveled. By car, by plane, the competitors will travel. Famous professionals and hopeful amateurs Read more…

Training for Your Trip with PDX Asst Manager JB

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Jan 112015
 
Training for Your Trip with PDX Asst Manager JB

Written by PDX Marketing Coordinator Alec Carrier I sat down with PG Portland’s Assistant Manager JB, who also happens to be an amazing personal trainer, to talk about the training he’s been doing for his upcoming climbing trip. He shared his weekly training routine, as well as how to approach fitness and curate it for Read more…

Jan 112015
 
Year in Review: 2014 @Planet Granite

Written by Jesse Schouboe, the Youth Program Coordinator at PG Belmont DEAR PLANET GRANITE MEMBERS & GUESTS, 2014 has been an awesome year @PG!  We’ve welcomed new managers to the team, launched community events, had successful youth climbing team seasons, opened a brand new location in Portland, and as always we have donated $1/member/month to Read more…

The Muscle Behind the Hustle – By Walker Emerson

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Jan 072015
 
The Muscle Behind the Hustle - By Walker Emerson

It’s March 2014, I have been living in Spain for the past three months, in the small Northern town of Oliana, a farm town at the base of the Pyrenees Mountains.  The mountains shoot out of the ground in long ridges capped with limestone spines for as far as you can see. And at the Read more…