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…

Apr 102013
 
The Merced River Plan and Why YOU Should Care

The Access Fund (AF) has just released a position paper on the newest draft of the Merced River Plan (MRP). The paper briefly mentions some of the major actions that the plan proposes, and highlights four specific areas that the Access Fund is urging the Yosemite Planners and National Park Service (NPS) to consider more Read more…

Mar 282013
 
Friction Series SF - a photostory by Jassa Campbell and Brian Hedrick

Friction Series SF was two weeks ago and while we’re still reeling from the excitement, we are looking forward to Sunnyvale’s finale!  Since launching the Friction Series back in 2009 and creating the first Bay Area Onsight Final in 2010 – this comp has grown to be a ton of fun and excitement!  Local strong Read more…

Mar 192013
 
And heeerrre's Eliot!  Meet our PG Sunnyvale manager!

Eliot Carlsen is known by many different people in many different ways at his old home in PGSF. There’s a chance you’ve seen him in the gym, or maybe on the internet, attempting the Bay Area’s hardest finger crack – on PGSF’s constant wall. He’s also well known for his social callings cutting well into Read more…

Mar 062013
 
Meet Jeremy - PG Belmont's new Asst. Manager!

Jeremy “Twinkle Toes” Spitz. The man needs little introduction, but here’s one for posterity: During his time at PGSF he’s taught at least half of you to stop dragging the talons of those brand new, down-turned shoes across your project on the slab wall. And, somewhere near thirty of your yet-to-be-born children owe him a Read more…