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5 Ways to Sweat with Your Sweetheart on Valentine’s Day

Published in Racked SF. Written by Robyn Hagan Cain. Some people fret about the perfect outfit and the perfect dinner and the perfect everything for Valentine’s Day, and are sorely disappointed when the day itself fails to live up to their expectations. Luckily, there are some creative alternatives to dinner for active couples in the […]

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Rock Climbing in the Arts District

Published in Downtown News. Written by Donna Evans. Harmony Smith loves a good problem. Standing atop a 14-inch thick crash pad, the 27-year-old scanned a chalk-dusted wall flecked with orange, blue and yellow tape aligned with myriad hand and footholds. She zeroed in on her path and stepped off the ground, beginning a stretching, grinding […]

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Mission Cliffs Featured in Olympics Commercial

We were proud to see Mission Cliffs climbers appear in this Chevy commercial that aired during the Olympics! “While several Olympic sponsors have spoken out against Russia’s restrictions on gay rights ahead of the Sochi Winter Games, Chevrolet is rolling out two ads during the U.S. broadcast of the opening ceremony on Friday that feature […]

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Kids Climbing at Sacramento Pipeworks

Origionally Published in Sac City Sports. Do your kids climb the walls during the weekends in search of adventure?  I know mine certainly do!  And so when I discovered the Weekend Kids Belay at Sacramento Pipeworks, I was thrilled. During kids belay, your kids can rock climb under the guidance of a climbing professional. Weekend Kids Belay is […]

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Six Ways to Get Active in San Francisco

Published in where Magazine. Written by Rachel Ward. If you’re ready to start the New Year off right, San Francisco is a good place to be. The city is paradise for those seeking an active lifestyle. We have mild weather year-round for outdoor pursuits and a glorious natural backdrop to inspire us. Here you can hike […]

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LA Boulders in the Arts District

LA Boulders has been the catalyst for growth in the up and coming Arts District of Los Angeles since their opening in early 2013. Cool Hunting, a LA based lifestyle blog covered the neighborhood, included the gym in their ‘Best Of’ article.  LA Boulders houses the largest indoor bouldering gym in Southern California with a climbing terrain of […]

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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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