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AARBF Families Climb at Metalmark

This fall, MetalMark Climbing and Fitness hosted an event for 7 Central Valley burn survivors and their families. The Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation (AARBF) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to burn prevention education and helping children and adult survivors of severe burn injuries. AARBF derived its name and inspiration from an […]

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BBBS at Dogpatch Boulders

We’ve got exciting news for our members involved in Big Brothers Big Sisters! Touchstone Climbing and Big Brothers Big Sisters Bay Area are happy to announce a partnership that will make it easier for volunteers to bring kids climbing. Active Littles are now FREE on their Big Brother or Sisters Touchstone Climbing membership. This means […]

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City of Dreams at Berkeley Ironworks

City of Dreams is a San Francisco non-profit dedicated to helping youth living in low-income housing build brighter futures through mentorship and youth development. The organization works to ‘challenge young people to reach their highest potential through Experiential Learning. The events call for youth to solve problems, overcome fears, work as a team, try new […]

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Back on My Feet at LA Boulders

LA Boulders recently had the pleasure of hosting Back on My Feet, an organization that helps individuals struggling with addiction and homelessness get back on their feet through running. Back on My Feet (BoMF) is a national for-purpose 501(c)3 organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness change the way they see themselves so […]

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Options For Youth Visit Pipeworks

Sacramento Pipeworks has supported “Options For Youth” – a community group giving kids a second chance at education – for many years now. We appreciate their values and the work they do – and are proud to host them periodically at Sacramento Pipeworks. From its inception, OFY’s mission has been to recover students who have […]

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Applying the Habits of Mind at The Studio Climbing

Kameelah Green, a teacher in the Evergreen School District, took the time to write about her experience bringing students to The Studio Climbing. We’re so happy to be able to support community groups such as this one! On Thursday, July 31st 2014, The Studio Climbing in downtown San Jose welcomed thirty-five overjoyed fifth graders to put […]

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Applying the Habits of Mind at The Studio Climbing

Kameelah Green, a teacher in the Evergreen School District, took the time to write about her experience bringing students to The Studio Climbing. We’re so happy to be able to support community groups such as this one! On Thursday, July 31st 2014, The Studio Climbing in downtown San Jose welcomed thirty-five overjoyed fifth graders to put […]

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Finding Solutions at LA Boulders

This Month, LA Boulders had the pleasure of hosting a group from Breathe Life Healing Center, an LA-based clinic that aides adults in overcoming addiction. “We were lucky enough to work with this awesome organization twice in two weeks, and some people from the first group even came back the second week for round two!” […]

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Pinole Summer Camp at DRG

Summertime means many things. If you’re used to climbing at Mission Cliffs, it might means stocking up on puffy jackets and trying to remember what blue sky looks like. But for Diablo Rock Gym members in Concord, it means sweltering temps and an living life from one air conditioned room to the next. Diablo Rock […]

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Time with Teachers at Mission Cliffs

Mission Cliffs is no stranger to bringing kids to new heights through indoor climbing programs. Children benefit from learning and experiencing climbing in myriad ways, but recently an entire school was enriched by their commitment to supporting their local communities. For the spring auction benefiting the Parent-Teacher Association, Touchstone Climbing donated equipment and day passes […]

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