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Members of the Month: Couple Edition – Daphne and Josh Leachman

  By Jason Bove By now, if you haven’t found that there is more than one sentimental bone in our bodies… Meet Daph and Josh! A feeling of joy overcomes me, as the words of this interview flow through the internets. Two dynamic people…with two distinct stories, have become one tremendous couple that YOU, the […]

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John Long Writing Symposium

By Maxine Speier   I rolled into Carbondale, tired and sore, late on a Sunday night in mid-July. I had spent the weekend in Rifle Mountain Park, Colorado’s limestone sport-climbing Mecca, a 45- minute drive from Carbondale. I had been climbing with friends from Boulder, and they had taken full advantage of the late summer light, tying in and […]

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Options for Youth Group Come Climbing at Pipeworks

Sacramento Pipeworks has supported Options For Youth, a community group giving kids a second chance at education, for many years now. “We appreciate their values and the work they do,” said Manager Vaughn Medford.  “We are proud to host them here at Pipeworks.” From its inception, OFY’s mission has been to recover students who have […]

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Going Tapeless at GWPC

We’re happy to announce that after years of pondering, preparation and planning, we’re ready to go tapeless at Great Western Power Company in Oakland.   Why are we going tapeless? Here are the three biggies: Going tapeless saves time. Our talented full time routesetting team spends about 1/3 of their time dealing with tape. They take tape […]

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Making The Most of Your Gym TIme

For the past month, I trained heavily in the gym. I bouldered one day and went to yoga the next. My time in the gym was limited. At the end of my three week stint in the Bay Area, I went to thirteen yoga classes, bouldered fourteen days and ran nearly seventy miles. Over the […]

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Team Touchstone Athlete Profile: Matt Grossman

Team Touchstone, our competitive youth climbing team, is made up of a veritable cornucopia of crushers of all ages. Meet the kids who are representing us at competitions around the country – nay – world! This week we sat down with climber and videographer Matt Grossman. Matt, who is currently climbing in Ceuse, France while […]

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Vogue: Dogpatch Boulders a Home for Engineers

Want to know when you’ve made it? When one of your amazing members is interviewed by Vogue Magazine at the gym. Yeah. No big deal. Check out the article on Pinterest Engineer Tracy Chou, and how she’s breaking barriers in a male dominated industry. Oh – and how ‘solving’ bouldering problems appeals to the engineer’s mind! Published […]

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