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The Oaks Climbing Update

It’s taken us a bit longer than expected (these projects usually do), but we are proud to announce that we have our building permit in-hand for The Oaks Climbing Gym! Now it’s full steam ahead. While we’ve been itching to get our hands dirty on construction, you can bet we’ve been hard at work with […]

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Torrance, Here We Come: Announcing Class 5

We are proud to announce that our third Southern California roped gym is coming to Torrance: SoCal peeps, get stoked for Class 5! Class 5 is named after the Yosemite Decimal System as well as a previous facility; we’re excited to breathe new life into one of our classic gyms. It will be 40,000 sq. […]

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St. Peter’s Catholic School Finds Adventure Close to Home

By Ting Chin. Here at Mission Cliffs, we love it when our neighbors drop by for a visit. We were especially happy to get a recent visit from Tricia’s middle schoolers from down the street over at St. Peter’s Catholic School. Wow look at that nice form! Natalie reflected, “I was surprised that I was […]

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Pasadena Update: Introducing The Post Climbing!

It’s been a while friends, but trust us, the wait will be worth it! We’re excited to share some Pasadena progress pics with you here…but first, let’s get you acquainted with this gym’s new identity. Introducing: The Post Climbing The Post pays homage to the original building’s function as a post office; it may no […]

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Touchstone Brewery Update

We are over the moon to be able to share this amazing update with you: The Touchstone Brewery is nearly complete! As soon as we got our building permit our crew worked hard to bring this dream to life. The flooring is done, the steam lines are in, and most of the equipment is in […]

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Support the Bishop Climbing Rangers

We don’t need to extol the many, many virtues of climbing around Bishop, CA here—this desert mecca of gorgeous granite and volcanic rock has been attracting climbers from all over the world for decades. But with great climbing comes great responsibility, and our favorite areas are getting loved to death. That’s why we’re excited to […]

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Announcing the Team Touchstone Training Facility

We’re taking training to the next level with our first Team Touchstone training facility, located across the street from Berkeley Ironworks! This new facility will be geared towards helping our Team kids reach their climbing goals and preparing them for anything competitive climbing could throw their way. The Bay Area Teams will be training here […]

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The New California Classics: The Lion’s Den

Dean Fleming was born and raised in Sonora, CA, the gateway to Yosemite Valley. Once the youngest certified professional climbing guide in the country, he eventually combined his love of writing, photography, earth science, and rock climbing into a career of sharing his stoke and expertise through publishing. Dean is the author of the Columbia […]

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The New California Classics: Yosemite’s One-Star Circuit

Dean Fleming was born and raised in Sonora, CA, the gateway to Yosemite Valley. Once the youngest certified professional climbing guide in the country, he eventually combined his love of writing, photography, earth science, and rock climbing into a career of sharing his stoke and expertise through publishing. Dean is the author of the Columbia Bouldering […]

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Meet Sidney from WorkAbility at Cliffs of Id

If you’ve seen a friendly new face at Cliffs of Id lately, it’s likely that you’ve met Sidney! Sidney is a part of the WorkAbility Program and will be helping us out at the gym for a few hours per week this semester. His job coach, Michelle, is here to introduce Sidney and WorkAbility’s mission. […]

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