Apr 252014
 
FRICTION SERIES 2014 finale @PG Sunnyvale

  FRICTION SERIES 2014 concluded @PG Sunnyvale on April 18th! *Scores HERE   |   *Photos HERE At Planet Granite we LOVE our competitions. There is nothing more motivating that being surrounded by the PG community gathered together in celebration of our shared passion for climbing! This year FRICTION SERIES 2014 was a blast and the Read more…

Oct 302013
 
TRIP REPORT: Jambo! An adventure in Tanzania

Sonaz is a PG employee that also works as a Registered Nurse in the Bay area. She enjoys climbing, traveling, being outdoors and using her healing skills in the places she travels. Here is a snippet of one of her adventures while working with The Janada L. Batchelor Foundation for Children in Tanzania. I was Read more…

Oct 282013
 
Bloc Party 2013: Competition Highlights

Crissy Field was buzzing with activity last Friday night at Planet Granite’s final Bloc Party of the year, including the Onsight Series Final! Competitors arrived to a PG bouldering area full of fresh new problems with clean, shiny holds. The movement did not disappoint with all styles of climbing represented! Climbers tested their skills on burly Read more…

Sep 052013
 
Singles & Swingers - is it what you think it is?

For the last 3 years I have enjoyed running the Singles and Swingers night at Planet Granite Sunnyvale.  We have such a great time that I look forward to the event every month. This isn’t a pick up program or dating service;  it’s an event to meet new climbing partners!  We provide a game/competition environment Read more…

Jun 122013
 
Riding Giants: How I Climbed Freerider Free.

A post by contributing writer & PG Route Setter Walker, aka SMASH. “I hate this!” Screams a voice in the dark. Its 12am and I haven’t slept in two nights. An aid team is making their way up the monster off-width, a 200 foot gash in the rock that intersects directly with our bivy at Read more…

Apr 182013
 
Castle Rock - the Future Great Park & How Climbers Fit In - a presentation by the Sempervirens Fund

  Join us Earth Day, Monday April 22nd for  lively presentation and Q&A with Sempervirens Fund Executive Director Reed Holderman. PG Sunnyvale – 4/22 at 8pm Since being founded in 1900, the Sempervirens Fund is California’s oldest land trust and the only organization exclusively devoted to permanently protecting the coastal redwood forests of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Read more…