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Trip Report: Adventure Horizon

Last month I completed Adventure Horizon, a self-supported and self-propelled solo 24-hour endurance challenge that I dreamed up myself. It consisted of 7 stages including biking, hiking, climbing, rowing, and running. I arrived home safely with a smile on my face, and many lessons learned. I asked myself ‘why?’ many, many times during this trip. […]

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How to Bring Your Kids to the Climbing Gym

They’re the light of your life.. and also perpetual balls of motion that are programmed to MOVE! And while physical activity is the perfect way to burn off all that energy…dropping kids off at the gym to run amok is a no-no. But there’s good news! If you’re looking for a way to bring your […]

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How to Redpoint

Check out this video to pick up tricks on finishing your project! Joe Kinder is teaching Advanced Lead at Berkeley Ironworks on Friday, January 29th at 7pm. This clinic is designed to provide you with the tools necessary for redpointing climbs at your limit. Don’t fall into the same bad habits, or miss out on this […]

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Trip Report: The Evolution Traverse

Clouds loom to the south; not where weather is really supposed to come from, but there’s no denying the approaching storm. An early tropical cyclone off of Baja has spun off some threatening conditions now blowing across the Sierra and towards our peak. The hourglass seems to be draining its last grains. I have dealt […]

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Libertas College Preparatory School Reinforces Values at LA Boulders

  In December,  LA Boulders hosted a tuition-free public charter serving students in South LA. Libertas College Preparatory Charter School aims to equip middle school students in grades 4-8 with the academic skills and the strength of character needed to thrive in and graduate from high-performing high schools and competitive colleges. They are founded on […]

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Team Touchstone Headed to USAC National Championships

The USAC Bouldering Divisional Championships took place earlier this month at the BaseCamp climbing gym in Reno, NV. After qualifying for the event at the Regional Championships, 19 Team Touchstone climbers from Northern and Southern California convened in Reno for a shot at competing at the national level. The two-day Divisional Championship took hundreds of […]

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Youth Center on Highland Climbs Together at LA Boulders

In January, LA Boulders hosted a group of brand new climbers from the Youth Center on Highland, a shelter and drop-in center for homeless LGBTQ young adults. The Youth Center on Highland provides much-needed services including a welcoming place to stay, meals, clothing, counseling, showers and the support needed to make it feel like home. […]

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Mt Woodson Trip Report

Trip Report by Dean Flemming  Beyond the bustling San Diego suburb of Poway, Highway 67 shortly gains the summit of a rocky inland ridge. Just before the apex of this ridge, views of too-good-to-be-unclimbed boulders dominate every bend in the road. The sight of Mount Woodson would sweat the palms of any climber’s hands. Glassy […]

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Before Bouldering: What You Should Know

If you’re new to bouldering or are planning to bring friends to the gym for the first time, this video offers helpful tips to get you started. There will always be room to improve your climbing technique, but understanding bouldering etiquette and safety right off the bat is the best way to get started. In this […]

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Member Spotlight: Laura Brimberry

Each month we highlight members who make our community so freakin’ rad! This month Jason Bove sat down with Laura Brimberry to talk food, travel, and how she passed her boards. How long have you been a member at Sacramento Pipeworks, and what is your favorite thing about the facility? I have been a member […]

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