Oct 212014
 
Steck Salathe - Squeezing in Another Classic

Squeezing in Another Classic A Route Description of the Steck Salathe by Walker Emerson  — (A WORD OF CAUTION: Before you embark on this adventure, please do your research! Review both online sources and printed guidebooks. This route is notoriously challenging and should not be taken lightly. Be both confident and comfortable climbing 5.10 cracks Read more…

Oct 162014
 
Rapping Off Sketchy Bolts: Why PG Gives Loads Of Money To The ASCA

If you’ve been climbing long enough you probably have a story about rapping off a sketchy anchor or clipping a spinning bolt. The American Safe Climbing Association (ASCA) wants that to stop and has made it its mission to replace bolts worldwide. For a third straight year, Planet Granite has committed to matching up to Read more…

Oct 152014
 
Bloc Party @BL + FINAL NIGHT THIS FRIDAY 10/17

On September 26th Planet Granite Belmont opened its doors to over 300 climbers, all ready to test themselves against the setters’ best for BLOC PARTY 2014.  Climbers of all ability levels worked for hours on the problems, and were not disappointed. High finishes, creative sequences, and smooth flowing climbing at all difficulty levels made this set of Read more…

Oct 102014
 
Planet Granite Portland’s Dynamic Duo: Meet The Managers

Jeff Ceccacci and JB Graham are the men leading the team running this 30,500 square foot facility. Jeff launched and managed Planet Granite San Francisco for six years before moving to Portland with his family. He’s now the Manager and Part Owner of PGPDX. JB, our Assistant Manager, is a southern boy (with a SERIOUS accent) from Southwest Virginia Read more…