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Touchstone Holiday Party Costume Contest

In December, Touchstone Climbing staffers from across California gathered in Berkeley for our annual holiday party. “It’s a wonderful chance for our employees to kick back and meet their counterparts from neighboring gyms,” said General Manager Markham Connolly. “They work so hard throughout the year it’s important for us to make sure they know how […]

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Meet the Hollywood Boulders Manager

If you’re looking for the best bouldering gym in Hollywood, look no further than Hollywood Boulders! Currently under construction, this behemoth of a bouldering gym is set to open in the first half of 2016. Hollywood Boulders will be the largest bouldering-only gym in the Los Angeles area, and will also house saunas, cardio and weight […]

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A History of Early Yosemite Bouldering

In the past few years, Yosemite has become a mecca, not for the enormous walls, but for the immaculate granite boulders. Midnight Lighting, Thriller, and Dominator are names thrown around any crashpad-filled campfire in the world. And while these classics were established in the late seventies to early nineties, the history of Yosemite bouldering extends […]

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LA Boulders Supports My Friend’s Place

In this season of giving, LA Boulders partnered with My Friend’s Place, an LA area youth homeless shelter. Remi Moehring, the manager of LA Boulders, first heard about the organization on NPR’s Offramp, and immediately reached out to see how the gym could get involved. Their facility in Hollywood supports around 100 homeless youth on […]

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Members of the Month: Megan McKay & Keith Mentzer

Office workers by day, gym enthusiasts by night, and ambitious outdoor weekend warriors. Three categories that can easily describe many of us! As we look forward to the weekend, we can also sneak in some of that vertical workout throughout the week. None of these are strange topics for Megan and Keith. They can easily […]

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