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Feb 192014
 
Spring is in the Air!  Friction Series 2014 starts this Friday

The Friction Series is our Spring Roped Climbing comp held at each of our locations with an Onsight Final to conclude the events.   This is a community comp, fun for all abilities!   We’ll provide food and snacks, refreshments & beer (for after climbing of course), and amazing routes!  See you this Friday at Read more…

Feb 172014
 
WOW - Chest & Shoulder Release with Jacqui

*Want each WOW delivered to your inbox? Click here to receive an email every Monday with a brand new workout!   CHEST & SHOULDER RELEASE with Jacqui  Two exercises to stretch and release your upper body.  TIME: 10-15 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Strap or Resistance band FOCUS: Mobility   INTRO:  *In yoga it is believed that flexibility is Read more…

Feb 102014
 
WOW - Sit Back, Relax and Stabilize with Max

*Want each WOW delivered to your inbox? Click here to receive an email every Monday with a brand new workout!   SIT BACK, RELAX AND STABILIZE with Max  One exercise to strengthen and stabilize your core.  TIME: 10-20 minutes DIFFICULTY: All levels EQUIPMENT: Foam Roller and a Sand bag or Hand weight FOCUS: Stability & Core   INTRO:  *Climbing Read more…

Feb 052014
 
Big City Mountaineers 2013 Recap

We’ve all experienced amazing moments that climbing has brought to us; whether it’s through the friendships we’ve made or the beautiful places it’s taken us.  That’s why we created the PG Gives Back Program. Our goal is to use our business as a means to have impact in the various issues that surround climbing, community and the environment. Read more…

Feb 052014
 
Thoughts on Competition - Divisionals 2014 by Sara Evensen

I generally don’t consider myself a competitive person. There are probably many people who would beg to differ (maybe citing instances where I’ve challenged them to arm wrestle, or reminding me that I compete in math), but I say this mostly to convince myself.  What matters shouldn’t be how well you climb compared to others, Read more…

Feb 042014
 
Climber Posture - Guest post by Dr. Natasha Barnes

 As part of our Health & Wellness series @PG, we asked local climber and chiropractor Natasha Barnes to share her thoughts on climbing-related injuries.  Natasha has been a professional climber since 2001 and also has a chiropractic doctorate degree under her belt. With a wealth of knowledge about the body, and more than a decade of climbing Read more…