Apr 032013
 
PG Member takes donated shoes to new gym in Nairobi, Kenya

Traffic in Nairobi is horrible. Truly. 45 minutes into my (ridiculously expensive) cab ride I was regretting my decision to check out East Africa’s new (and only) climbing gym. Needless to say I was NOT in a good mood when I arrived at Diamond Plaza last month. Looking up at the shopping mall (yes shopping Read more…

Mar 252013
 
The Resurrection of Brian Hedrick

Fresh on the heels of Mark and Josh’s trip, Brian “Cuz” Hedrick left San Francisco for a week-long bouldering sojourn in Hueco Tanks State Park.  Stopping only to bivy in Joshua Tree since time was precious and he was determined to make the most of the short trip.  Arriving just in time for the annual Read more…

Mar 212013
 
New shoes!  Plus tips for a great fit!

All-around shoes typically try to balance Comfort AND Performance – this elusive combination can be hard to find,  but each PG gear shop has a new offering to fit the bill.  Come in and try them  on today! Want to try on a pair from a gym you don’t usually visit?  Let us know and Read more…

Mar 082013
 
Breaking News about PG Portland!

We are thrilled to announce we will be working with Walltopia for our Portland gym! “Walltopia is extremely excited to be partnering with Planet Granite for their new Portland, OR location,” says Adam Koberna, Walltopia’s US Sales Manager.  “Planet Granite has built some of the best indoor climbing gyms in the country and we are honored Read more…

Jan 312013
 
Your Performance Plateau is all in Your Mind - a Warrior's Way Training Program

Your Performance Plateau is all in Your Mind By Arno Ilgner (Arno discusses what you will learn in his training program in the above audio track). Planet Granite is proud to host 2 more workshops by Arno! Space is limited, so don’t wait – sign up today!  Details below. NEW DATES: Saturday April 6th – Read more…

Jan 302013
 
Fear, Loathing and Redemption in Las Vegas

  Climbing is a process. It starts with getting into your car in the morning (for most of us it actually starts with the french press), driving to the crag, warming up, projecting, remembering to drink plenty of water, packing up, driving out, and finally sitting down for your victory beer (or sadness cake, depending Read more…