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Veteran’s PATH at Great Western Power Co.

The day that Veteran’s PATH visit us at Great Western Power Company was a day full of peace, support, and fun for both our staff and for the veterans. Veteran’s PATH (the acronym standing for “peace,” “acceptance,” “transformation,” and “honor”) is a non-profit organization that began in 2008 to enable returning veterans to rediscover meaning, purpose and […]

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Giving Trees for Homeless Youth at Touchstone South

As the holiday season picks up steam, we’re excited to spread a little extra cheer through organizations that are doing incredible work in our local communities. Outreach and community engagement are amongst our founding principles at Touchstone, whether it’s raising money for the Access Fund or giving our neighbors an opportunity to try out climbing for […]

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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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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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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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Keaton Raphael Memorial at Sacramento Pipeworks

In February of this year Sacramento Pipeworks hosted the Keaton Raphael Memorial Group, a great organization that helps the families of kids with cancer. Their mission is “to support children with cancer and their families with emotional, educational, and financial support while increasing awareness and funding research toward a cure.” When a child is diagnosed, […]

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GLIDE Visits Mission Cliffs

Every summer, Mission Cliffs opens its doors to hundreds of new climbers. Through our own summer camp programs as well as through the field trips of other summer camps in San Francisco, kids arrive to try rock climbing for the first time with the assistance of our enthusiastic belay staff. Some organizations return year after year, […]

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Contra Costa Science and Engineering Fair Winners Climb at DRG

  Dear Diablo Rock Gym, Thank you for your generous gift of gym time and all the gear for the winners of the Contra Costa Science and Engineering Fair. In total we had five students and two parents participate on Sunday, August 28th. Even though none of the students had ever climbed at a gym […]

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Letting Kids Be Kids with Door of Hope

Door of Hope Door of Hope works with families that are overcoming homelessness. We equip them with housing through our three locations, provide them with numerous resources, and ensure that their transition into stable housing is as smooth as possible. For the kids, we have after-school programs that provide academic help, life skills lessons, and intentional structuring […]

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Cliffs of Id Becomes Basecamp for FutureScouts

…The kids are alright. This summer Cliffs of Id opened their doors to FutureScouts, a group dedicated to preparing youth with survival skills for the 21st century. The focus on the ability to problem-solve, model complex systems, evaluate knowledge and create their own narratives. Through a two-week summer program, FutureScouts provides experiences and tools that […]

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