On Friday the 13th from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Berkeley Ironworks will be holding their TRS 6 comp. This will be one of the best comps in the Touchstone Rope Series. Pyramid Brewery will be there pouring a Hefeweizen, an Apricot Ale, Thunderhead IPA and the new Curve Ball Summer Blonde Ale. There will […]
In late June, Ethan Pringle flew to Norway to compete with Dani Anrada and Magnus Midtobe for a purse of 15,000 Norwegian Kroner, roughly $2500. The three world class climbers went to a famous cave in the county of Flatanger. “If Jailhouse and Mickey’s Beach had a baby, and that offspring was artificially inseminated with […]
All of the Touchstone climbing gyms will be closed for the 4th of July. Wednesday would be a great day to check out the climbing around Tahoe Lake. There’s excellent bouldering, top rope climbing, trad, and sport. Take the day to celebrate the United State’s Independence and head to the crag!
Every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., a scraggly haired fellow helps climbers and exercisers in the weight section of Berkeley Ironworks. Dave Altman, a 60 year old climber, has been working for Touchstone since it began. Altman began helping people with their strength training technique in August of 1992 when the gym was […]