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Southwest Loop – Part 2: Zion

GWPC Staffers Chris & Elena might be back from their month long road trip, but they covered so many miles and saw so much rock! Here’s what happened when they passed through the awe-inspiring canyons of Zion National Park. After traveling three hours from Monroe, Utah, Elena and I were thrilled to see the massive […]

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Staff Profile: Ashley Hockersmith

Dogpatch Boulders is offering a new clinic series on increasing endurance through bouldering. Veteran instructor Ashley Hockersmith is teaching this new clinic, which starts on Sunday, Nov. 23rd and will meet on the two following Sundays. We decided to have a chat with Ashley to learn a little bit about how Ashley found climbing and […]

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Night Climbing Tips

The time change and the fall season means short days. In Yosemite, darkness falls in the Valley at 5:30. If you are driving out from the bay or sleep in at all, that translates to very little time to climb. The best way to make the most of your trip is to climb at night. […]

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Cliffs of Id, Culver City!

Big news out of Culver City, California! We are currently in the design, permitting, and construction phase of two brand new world class gyms in Southern California. We are extremely excited to be moving forward on projects in Hollywood and Culver City. In today’s news, we are ready to announce the exact location and name […]

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Better Know a Setter: Ken Tran

They’re up with the sun, chain coffee-drinking and working hard to bring you the routes you love to send, project, and crush. ‘Touchstone Routesetting’ is an industry term for excellence, and each member of the crew brings a little somethin’ somethin’ to the team. In our ongoing segment, Better Know a Setter, we bring you […]

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Hollywood Boulders Location Announcement

2015 is going to be an exciting year for the LA climbing community! We’re happy to announce that we have chosen a name for our Hollywood gym, and are ready to release the exact location! First off..what’s in a name…? Everything! We decided to name this gym after the iconic city it calls home. Hollywood […]

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Cliffs of Id, Culver City!

Big news out of Culver City, California! For those of you who have been living under a rock..or maybe on a rock… we are currently in the design, permitting, and construction phase of not one, not two, but THREE brand new world class gyms in Southern California. We are extremely excited to be moving forward […]

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Better Know a Setter: Ken Tran

They’re up with the sun, chain coffee-drinking and working hard to bring you the routes you love to send, project, and crush. ‘Touchstone Routesetting’ is an industry term for excellence, and each member of the crew brings a little somethin’ somethin’ to the team. In our ongoing segment, Better Know a Setter, we bring you […]

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Fall Yosemite Bouldering

The temperatures in Yosemite Valley have been slowly dropping. The fall storms have been light and sporadic. Conditions have been slowly improving in America’s best granite bouldering destination. One of the best parts of bouldering in Yosemite this fall has been climbing on all of the newer boulder problems around the Valley. Since the last […]

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Block Party and Fitness Bazaar at LA Boulders

Big news from LA Boulders, our flagship bouldering gym in Los Angeles. They’re throwing a HUGE party this weekend, and everyone is invited. Here is the general berak down.  “We live in, quite frankly, the best neighborhood in all the land,” says LA.B manager Remi Moehrign. “To celebrate the amazing Arts District and all that […]

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