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eGrips Interviews PG Director of Routesetting Bret Johnston

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Oct 022015
 
eGrips Interviews PG Director of Routesetting Bret Johnston

One way to get an edge climbing routes at Planet Granite: get inside the mind of the setter.  Now you can do just that by checking out the eGrips site, where there’s an extensive interview with Bret Johnston, Planet Granite’s Director of Routesetting. BJ: We have such a huge customer base who deserve a super high quality product to climb on Read more…

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…

Meadow in the Sky – A Tour of the Tuolumne Meadows bouldering by Walker Emerson

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Jun 252015
 
Meadow in the Sky - A Tour of the Tuolumne Meadows bouldering by Walker Emerson

When I first thumbed through the new bouldering guide book for Tuolumne Meadows, I thought to myself, “Theres no good bouldering in Tuolumne.” But I was dead wrong. Spoiled by the glitz and glamor that are common amongst guide books today, I first missed the essential features that make this book exceptional. It’s not flashy, but Read more…

The Resurrection of Brian Hedrick

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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…