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TRS 6 at The Studio

The Touchstone Rope series is kicking off its first comp of the year at the grand opening of the Studio! The gym will have all new routes, and tons of great climbing. This will definitely be one of the most exciting comps ever. The competition will be super interesting as everyone will be onsighting, climbing […]

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Shoe Demos and Sale

The next few weeks are a great time to be checking out the newest models on climbing footwear.  5.10, Evolv, and La Sportiva will be heading out to the Touchstone gyms for a series of shoe demos and sales.  There will be a big sale on a selection  of climbing shoes at the opening of […]

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Access Fund In DC

On March 2, 2012, executive director of The Access Fund, Brady Robinson attended the White House Conference on Conservation. The conference, which was held at the Department of the Interior, was attended by a number of outdoor enthusiasts. Government officials spoke about environmental concerns and President Obama spoke about the importance of conservation in the […]

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DRG Instructors

  Monette  Monette Michele Rios, RYT 200 began an intoxicating practice of yoga at age fifteen as an exploration of the mind, body, spirit connection. Her studies have been a continued celebration of energy, life, and the soulful roots yoga in it’s many forms. Monette is a Yoga Alliance certified teacher of Vinyasa yoga with […]

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Climbing Mindfulness

Climbing at your limit is a significantly mental game. Performing well has as much to do with staying relaxed in the moment as it does with training hard before the route or boulder problem. In this video by Prana, pro climber and high end athlete Chris Sharma talks about the balance needed to perform your […]

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Get Bouldering Pysched

Need something to get pysched? Check out this cool video of The Touchstone Bouldering Comp at Mission Cliffs. TBS7 at Mission Cliffs from Touchstone Climbing on Vimeo.

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The All Diary Diet: Pringle In Bishop

Touchstone athlete Ethan Pringle loves ice cream. “I don’t like Reese cup ice cream. It tastes too artificial to me. There’s too many emulsifiers or something I really like peanut butter and I really like marshmallows,” he said of the Ben & Jerry’s Clusterfluff Ice cream. “It’s kind of hurting my teeth though.” Pringle fueled a […]

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