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TCS2016 Rope Finale Highlight Reel

The Touchstone Climbing Series visits all 11 Touchstone Climbing locations, bringing with it a gym filled with new routes, beer, pizza, a T-shirt and more fun than you can shake a stick at. TCS is the largest indoor climbing competition in the world, with over 2000 competitors from all over the country in attendance. After […]

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Trip Report: The Sonoma Coast

The western edge of Sonoma County is widely recognized for its incredibly scenic and expansive coastline. Spanning nearly 500,000 acres from the San Pablo Bay to the Mendocino County boarder, the inland ranges of west Sonoma spill down to the Pacific Ocean; where fascinating Tafoni sandstone rock outcroppings form tide pools below steep, windswept lookouts. […]

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Artist Outdoors Program Visits Dogpatch Boulders

The kids are alright! Check out this awesome video that follows the SOTA Outdoor Leadership program on a trip to Dogpatch Boulders. The program encourages kids to be active and learn by doing – and what better place for that than San Francisco’s largest bouldering gym?! “Kids I knew as a certain person in the […]

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Member Profile: Teri & Scott Burge

While many a unique couple sets foot in the gym, rarely do two people possess such diverse and enjoyable qualities as Teri and Scott. Whether they’re running in to grab a CrossFit number or racing their daughter to the red wall of the gym, you’ll never see these two without a smile. Their work brings […]

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Training with Team Touchstone

You’ve seen the Team Touchstone competitive team training in our gyms getting ready for their next big comp, and now you can get a behind-the-scenes look at their training and the philosophy behind our team program! We’re so proud of all the amazing young climbers who call our gyms home, and we can’t wait to […]

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Name our Newest Gym!

We are pleased to announce that we have secured a location for a new bouldering gym in Burbank, California. “We have continued to search for a location to cater to climbers on the east side,” said Touchstone Climbing owner Mark Melvin. “While on the hunt for a rope climbing gym location in Pasadena, we stumbled […]

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TCS2016 at The Studio Climbing

Located in the heart of downtown, The Studio is San Jose’s premier indoor climbing & fitness facility. The gym has found a home in an old single screen movie theatre which we have converted into a plastic playground for the vertical adventurer. …And we like to throw parties! Check out this video from the Touchstone […]

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