Sep 012014
 
WOW - Workin' the Wall with Jamila

WORKIN’ THE WALL with Jamila An oldie but goodie!  A rotation of 3 exercises that focus on increasing finger strength and endurance. For more details on this WOW – check out the original workout here! TIME: 10-15 minutes DIFFICULTY: Beginner to Intermediate EQUIPMENT: Climbing shoes, chalk  GOAL: Train at maximum extension at the Systems Wall   IMPORTANT: Climbing Read more…

Aug 272014
 
Flight of the Falcon - by Walker Emerson

  Walker Emerson is an avid outdoor climber, PG routesetter and monthly contributor to the Planet Granite blog. Last week I got attacked by a peregrine falcon. Cowering on a small ledge a thousand feet in the air. The bird flew straight at us, its talons and wings outstretched, moving with incredible speed. A long day Read more…

Aug 222014
 
Yosemite Climber Stewards by John Connor

  Planet Granite prides itself on the PG Gives Back Program. You might remember when you signed up for membership, you were asked to choose a category for us to donate to in your name: Climbing, Community, or Environment.  With support from the PG Gives Back Program and additional sponsors, the Yosemite Climber Stewards (along with the Climbing Trails Read more…

Aug 182014
 
WOW - Cool Down with Yoga

  COOL DOWN WITH YOGA with Mary This WOW features 2 great poses for climbers! DIFFICULTY:  All levels EQUIPMENT: Blocks, Bolster FOCUS: Stretching     *Want each WOW delivered to your inbox? Click here to receive each new workout in your inbox!     IMPORTANT: Climbing and climbing training, such as the exercises in the WOW, are inherently dangerous activities.  Participation in these Read more…

Aug 152014
 
After School Climbing Programs - Fall 2014

After School Programs are back for the fall!  These 5 week camps are a great option for getting your child introduced to a new sport and meeting new friends. Camps run throughout the school year! PG SUNNYVALE 5 week sessions Tuesdays 4pm-6pm (5-8 year olds) Thursdays 4pm-6pm (9-13 year olds) Cost: $140 Session 1 August Read more…