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Aug 262015
 

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The Bloc Party Series returns!  First in the series is this Saturday at PG Sunnyvale!

Each year, we host a series of competitions in the Bay Area, ending with a fun Onsight Final showdown between the top climbers of the series.

This year, Bloc Party is debuting at PG Portland too!  PG Portland is not part of the Bay Area Series, but will be hosting their own Onsight Final – so be sure to check it out!

Comps run from 12pm-5pm, registration opens at 11am.
FREE for members and only $15 for non-members
Includes food, beer and a chance to win some rad prizes!

BAY AREA SERIES
Saturday, August 29th – Planet Granite Sunnyvale
Saturday, September 26th – Planet Granite Belmont
Saturday, October 24th – Planet Granite San Francisco + Onsight Series Final

PORTLAND EDITION
Saturday, September 19th – Planet Granite Portland
+ Onsight Final
*Portland Bloc Party is not part of the Bay Area Series. All PG Members are welcome, but scores at PG PDX will not count towards the PG San Francisco Finals.

For more info such as categories and rules, visit our Bloc Party website page! 

Aug 242015
 
Workout of the Week - Pull Up Variations for Lock Off Strength

      Pull Up Variations for Lock Off Strength with Daniel and Rolando @PGSV Pull ups are a great workout to increase back and arm strength. In this week’s Workout of the Week, Daniel and Rolando demonstrate some Pull Up variations to increase your lock off strength. Great for steep terrain and big moves! TIME: 15 Read more…

Tip of the Week – Set a Boulder Problem on the Systems Wall

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Aug 172015
 
Tip of the Week - Set a Boulder Problem on the Systems Wall

    TIP OF THE WEEK  Set a Boulder Problem on the Systems Wall The Systems wall is a great tool to add to your training regiment. Many people are unsure of where to start so this week Route Setter Alex shows us the basics with how to set your own boulder problem. Looking to feel Read more…

Workout of the Week – Bouldering 4 by 4 with Reinhard @PGSF!

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Aug 102015
 
Workout of the Week - Bouldering 4 by 4 with Reinhard @PGSF!

  Bouldering 4 by 4 with Reinhard This week Reinhard shows us how we can improve our endurance with a bouldering 4 by 4 at PGSF! TIME: 30 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Climbing Shoes and Chalk FOCUS: Endurance IMPORTANT: Climbing and climbing training, such as the exercises in the WOW, are inherently dangerous activities.  Participation in these exercises is Read more…

Tip of the Week: Yoga Warm Up for Climbers

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Tip of the Week: Yoga Warm Up for Climbers

    TIP OF THE WEEK  Yoga Warm Up for Climbers Warming up is a key part of climbing that is too easily over looked. Warming up can help prevent injuries and allow you to climb harder! In this week’s Tip of the Week, Jeff walks us through a couple of yoga poses to help warm Read more…