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Para Los Niños Charter Middle School visits LA Boulders

We here at LA Boulders are pretty sure we’re a part of one of the best local communities. That’s why we love introducing new groups from our neighborhood to our favorite sport! This past week, we were happy to host a girl’s group from Para Los Niños Charter Middle School. Para Los Niños is a nonprofit organization […]

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Better Know a Setter: Buck Yedor

Welcome to our latest installment of Better Know a Setter, featuring the incredible routesetters of Touchstone Climbing. Today we introduce you to Buck Yedor, an Evolv National Team athlete and the foreman of Mission Cliffs. Buck joined the crew in November 2015 and has been killing the game ever since with his thoughtful Yosemite-style routes and […]

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TCS 2016 Bouldering North Finale at Sacramento Pipeworks

It’s that time folks: the Bouldering Comp Finale of TCS 2016 North—and the last of the Touchstone Climbing Series comps for the year—is happening tomorrow, November 19, at Sacramento Pipeworks! We know you had a great time earlier this year at the bouldering comps held at Berkeley Ironworks, Great Western Power Company, and Dogpatch Boulders, and […]

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Willow Glen High Visits The Studio

Climbing is awesome! You know it, we know it, the American People know it. That’s why whenever we have the opportunity to share our amazing climbing space with folks who wouldn’t ordinarily have the chance, we are all in. Recently, The Studio was able to host some students from Willow Glen High School. They loved […]

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Touchstone South Goes to Thailand

 Touchstone is full of adventurous members and staff alike who like to get down with rocks in rad places. Today, Remi Moehring, manager of Cliffs of Id, gives us a taste of her adventures in Thailand and some advice for those of you looking to visit this South Asian climbing paradise. A couple weeks ago, […]

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Member of the Month: Greg Vlasek

Touchstone gyms are lucky enough to count some of the most fascinating and badass people amongst our community. One such person is Greg Vlasek, a longtime member and multi-sport master. Jason of Sacramento Pipeworks caught up with Greg to ask him about his most recent accomplishment as a participant in this year’s Great Pacific Race, […]

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Climbing Clinic Success Stories

At Touchstone Climbing gyms, we’ve worked hard to build a network of climbing clinics that help our beloved members and guests reach their climbing goals. Each clinic falls into one of three tracks: Bouldering, Rope Climbing, and Outdoor Climbing. They can either be taken in order to build a solid progression of knowledge, or sporadically […]

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Kiva Visits Dogpatch Boulders

This past month, Dogpatch Boulders was pleased to host the incredible staff of Kiva, an international microlending nonprofit based in San Francisco. As a bouldering gym, we are constantly encouraging positive interactions between friends and strangers alike; it was great to extend that positivity to a group that works so tirelessly to forge new community […]

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