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May 302016




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 more confident on slopers? Set a slopey route! Trying to pull big moves on steep terrain? Set exactly what you need on the systems wall!

Category: Climbing

Skill Level: Beginner

Time: As long as you want!

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May 222016

These videos are a great review for both experienced climbers and new ones.  We hope you enjoy them!  Bookmark this page so you can reference these videos later! Episode 10: Breathing Techniques Breathing is something so simple, and something everyone does but it often gets overlooked in our toolkit for sending! Get the lowdown on breathing Read more…

May 192016
Bay Area PG gyms present: La Sportiva demo days May 24th-26th

Try out a pair of La Sportivas before you buy them! Our La Sportiva representative Lucho will have plenty of great La Sportiva shoes for you to try and climb in before you decide whether to buy.  Please note, the dates below are correct–the event has been rescheduled from earlier dates! From 6-9 pm San Francisco Read more…

May 162016
Restoring Castle Rock: PG staff help Bay Area Climbers Coalition, and you can, too

Where coastal redwoods overlook the valley, and breathe-taking views inspire, you’ll find some of the Bay Area’s best local climbing at Castle Rock.  As with other parks and forests, human visitors make a mark.  Nature has knack for bouncing back on its own, the Bay Area Climber’s Coalition (BACC) helps to restore it, at Castle Read more…