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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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Meet the Manager: Jessica Wan at Great Western Power Co.

There’s a new sheriff in town at Great Western Power Co.—her name is Jessica Wan, and she is a superstar! Jess worked her way up from belay staff at Berkeley Ironworks and we couldn’t be happier to have her as GW’s GM. Get to know a little bit about her here so you’ll have something […]

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The 2019 Joe’s Valley Bouldering Fest

By Spenser Tang-Smith. Spenser Tang-Smith is one half of The RV Project’s dynamic duo. Along with his partner Vikki Glinskii, The RV Project is their adventure across America in search of the country’s best climbing and most interesting people. Now, Spenser’s here to tell you about The Joe’s Valley Bouldering Festival on September 26-29th, a.k.a. […]

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The New California Classics: Sonora Pass Bouldering

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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