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Fitness routine: Pushing Past Obstacles and Climbing

Originally Published in the San Jose Mercury News. We’re so glad that The Studio climbing gym in downtown San Jose has become a place where everyone can come learn to climb. If you’d like to find out more about our outreach and community projects, follow us on facebook and Instagram.  My favorite workout: At age […]

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Date Night: The Studio Climbing

Published in the San Jose Mercury News The vibe: Admit it, rock climbing is hot. The teamwork. The tension. The sweat. If you’ve never done it, why not take a class with your main squeeze? Flex your muscles and learn how to support one another with a drop-in class at the trendy San Jose location […]

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Cliff Hangar – The best bouldering this side of Joshua Tree

Published by Inside Hook. Rock climbing is like Tetris. You pivot, you scramble, you probe for a way through – and then that one weird shape appears and game over, man. Bringing that contortional delight to LA: LA Boulders, featuring Cali’s largest and highest bouldering wall and the best climbing terrain this side of Joshua Tree, […]

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Liberty Cap Gets Second FFA of the Year: Scarface (5.12)

We’re proud to be a climbing company made up of…climbers! Ben Steel, a coach and desk staffer at Berkeley Ironworks, recently made headlines with his climbing partner Luke Stefurak in Yosemite. By Andrew Hewitt. Originally published in Rock and Ice. Tick off another 2013 FFA on one of Yosemite’s last free-climbed faces: Liberty Cap. Last […]

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Dogpatch Boulders in Sunset Magazine

Published in Sunset Magazine For the uninitiated, bouldering means more or less what you’d expect it to mean: scrambling up a not-too-high rock, without ropes to catch you if you mess up. At the Dogpatch Boulders, it also means a fear-free way to give climbing a try. Here, the walls are 10 to 17 feet […]

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Mission Cliffs Featured in SF Gate

Check us out! Your favorite San Francisco climbing best was featured in the Health & Fitness Section of the San Franciso Chronicle! By Chris Holt Originally Published in the SF Gate. Like many rock climbers, Christine Ambrose, a project manager at the San Francisco-based Save the Redwoods Foundation, learned the “ropes” later in life. First drawn […]

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