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Access Fund Month at Touchstone Climbing!

March is Access Fund Month at Touchstone Climbing! We’re excited to be working with the Access Fund to raise a whole boatload of money and a whole… bunch of awareness about climbing conservation and access issues facing our beloved climbing areas. Touchstone has been a platinum donor to the Access Fund for many years, and […]

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Futures Explored at Sacramento Pipeworks

Pipeworks recently partnered with a group whose aim is to provide life skills and work-related training to adults with developmental disabilities. The organization is called Futures Explored. “We work with people with developmental disabilities,” said instructor Terry Corey. “One of the biggest barriers I have seen in my 25+ years of working with this population […]

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Bouldering Expansion at Mission Cliffs

Mission Cliffs turns 20 this year! And while a 20 year old person might be young, a 20 year old gym is ancient. Which is why though out the years we have worked hard to remain a leader in the industry and grow to house our members. The 9,000 sq ft route wall expansion in 2014 was […]

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Camping Unlimited at Berkeley Ironworks

Camping Unlimited is a non-profit organization providing children and adults with Special Needs a full program of recreation, education, fun and adventure. Their program encourages independence, nurtures responsibility, develops competence and builds lifelong friendships in a warm supportive atmosphere of planned permissiveness. A group of campers visited Berkeley Ironworks in January for a day of […]

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Live your Dream Grant

Free money to climb?? What?! Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Live Your Dream Grant! Get yours in before the application period closes on March 1st, 2015! Dream a dream, show initiative, fill it the application, follow the instructions, email to the appropriate place, and you’re done. Boom. The American Alpine Club’s “Live […]

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Learning to Lead Climb at Mission Cliffs

Do you long for the sharp end? Do you wake up in the middle of the night thinking, “How do I learn to lead climb?” We’ve got you covered. This is THE class for individuals interested in entering the exciting world of lead climbing! Due to all the material we cover, we’ve broken the class […]

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Dogpatch Boulders 2nd Anniversary Party

Dogpatch Boulders changed everything. When we opened in February, 2013 we brought the country’s largest bouldering gym to San Francisco, giving our members and guests a whole new place to climb. And now, two years later, we’re so proud to look around the gym and see the community we’ve created. *sniff* They grow up so […]

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In Review: LA Boulders

We’re always happy to hear feedback from first time visitors to our gyms. Recently, the dynamic duo behind the blog, ‘Just Go Climb‘ paid a visit to LA Boulders. Gabi Enos and Brandon Fox, a Boston-based couple who ‘renounced the city lifestyle for days filled with climbing, road trips, people, and sunshine’ are traveling North […]

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Spain’s Other Climbing Areas

Oliana, Siurana, Terradets, Maragalef. When people think of Spanish sport climbing, they think of these destinations. Most of these locations are in Catalonia, in the easy to access northern part of Spain. However, there’s limestone all over the country and some of the best climbing is in areas that receive far less visitors, far less […]

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Saint Matthew Lutheran Church Visits DRG

In January, Saint Matthew Lutheran Church visited Diablo Rock Gym in Concord. We received this write up in a thank you letter from Melinda, the youth director. I have taken both our high school youth group and middle school youth group to Diablo Rock Gym multiple times. It is a great event that my students […]

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