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Dec 142015
Crux of the Week - Blue V6 @PGSF

  CRUX OF THE WEEK – Blue V6 at PG San Francisco This week PGSF Marketing Coordinator Reinhard, gets us his beta on the blue V6 at PGSF. With a couple heel hooks and lots of body tension, this one will give you a run for your money. Get it! LOCATION: PGSF CLIMBER:  Reinhard

Dec 072015
Crux of the Week - Pink V5 @PG Belmont

  CRUX OF THE WEEK – Pink V5 @PG Belmont This week PG Belmont Front Desk Instructor Ryan, shows off the new Prow feature at PG Belmont. This pink V5 features interesting static movement, a lock off, and lots of hip movement. Get it! LOCATION: The NEW Prow at PG Belmont CLIMBER:  Ryan SETTER: Director of Setting Read more…

Nov 092015
Crux of the Week - Purple V4 @PG Portland

  CRUX OF THE WEEK – Purple V4 @PG Portland This week Retail Coordinator Kyle Hernandez shows us how the Purple V4 on the Top Out is done. This problem features an awesome Figure-4 move sure to delight any ice climbers out there! LOCATION: Top-Out Boulder CLIMBER:  Kyle SETTER: Head Coach Brian Adams

PG Setter’s Fiendish Plans Exposed in Outside Magazine

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Sep 242015
PG Setter's Fiendish Plans Exposed in Outside Magazine

Think you know our routesetting staff?  Maybe you make small talk with them, and try to match the initials on start hold to the face of the setter?  That’s always fun. Next question: Have you met Planet Granite’s pensive, Ayn Rand-inspired setting guru, who not only sets super creative problems in Bay Area gyms, but, oh, yeah, also challenges the very best Read more…

Aug 312015
Sunnyvale Bloc Party 2015

It’s Saturday morning. 11:30 a.m.  Just before the Bloc Party 2015 bouldering competition begins in Sunnyvale.  Competitors survey the problems they’ll face. Some are stoic, intense, and pensive, while others are giddy with excitement. “Just Bat Hang everything,” Andre Tran says, laughing, as he watches Planet Granite Director of Setting Bret Johnston put the finishing Read more…