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Nov 032014
 
PG Staff + Yosemite Conservancy by Cody Blank

John Muir once mused, “If I were so time-poor as to have only one day to spend in Yosemite I should start at daybreak…for the top of Liberty Cap.” Bay Area climbers know better – he should have started earlier. Just ask PG member Luke! You see, climbers around the world are wont to quote Read more…

Nov 032014
 
Trip Report - Facelift 2014

*Trip report written by PG Managers Cris Valerio and Eliot Carlsen.* THE YOSEMITE FACELIFT 2014 For almost a decade now, climbers and Yosemite National Park staff have joined forces for one of the most unique public-service events held worldwide – The Yosemite Facelift.  For one week in September, the park provides programming, prime camping spots, Read more…

Nov 032014
 
Workout of the Week: Not your standard push-up

NOT YOUR STANDARD PUSH-UP with Mark  An oldie but goodie! This is a great way to beef up and make a push-up better! TIME: 15-20 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: plyo box and pilates ball FOCUS: Core and shoulder strength Check out the original posting of this WOW for more details and tips!   IMPORTANT: Climbing and climbing training, such as Read more…

Nov 022014
 
Your Guide to Ropes @PG

Gear Guide by PG San Francisco Instructor Cody Blank So you’re interested in buying either your first rope or maybe working on expanding your rope quiver! I’ll go through the 5 most common rope buying experiences we get here in at Planet Granite. Then I’ll list the ropes we sell that are fit for each situation Read more…

Oct 302014
 
Planet Granite's First Youth Writing Contest

As an Event Staffer, then as a climbing coach, and now as the Youth Programs Coordinator at PG Belmont I have met so many inspiring young climbers during our youth programs! These young climbers constantly remind me to live in the present, and they inspire me to climb better. Now, the most appropriate thank-you I Read more…