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…

Dec 032012
 
Mt Everest Climb-A-Thon 2012 - a benefit for PG Member Stacey Collver

Many of you know PG Coach Stacey Collver –  9 years ago, Stacey was diagnosed with a rare lung disease and received a double-lung transplant one year later.    Although she has recovered well from the double-lung transplant, with approximately 54% lung function and 1/3 the immune system, she is still legally disabled, needs financial Read more…

Nov 262012
 
Big City Mountaineers visits Planet Granite!

In 2012, as part of our PG Gives Back $1/member/month giving program, Planet Granite donated $10,000 to the Big City Mountaineers (BCM) to get youth climbing!  BCM has visisted Planet Granite a couple times this year, and the response has been overwhelmingly positive.  I sat down with Anders, the Program Manager for BCM to talk Read more…