• Vaughn

    Manager

    Vaughn has been the manager at Sacramento Pipeworks since 2001. He has been climbing for 21 years, and finds that Yosemite big-walls are his favorite. Vaughn has lived in downtown Sacramento for over 25 years and have traveled extensively in the USA, Mexico, Central America, South America, India and Nepal.

  • Ryan

    Desk Staff

    Ryan joined Touchstone in 2007 to feed his climbing addiction. He holds an AA in theology and a BS in geology, but one day hopes to become a stone master. When he isn’t climbing the glorious walls inside a Touchstone gym, you can find him mountaineering, dancing ballet, completing triathlons or training for more climbing.

  • Natalie

    Desk Staff

    Natalie is a Sacramento native. Her first climbing experience was at Pipeworks at the age of nine. Today, thirteen years later, she finds herself working here and introducing others to a lifestyle she enjoys. Natalie is currently working towards transferring to UC Berkeley in pursuit of a degree in Peace and Conflict Studies. She’s passionate about pizza, spending time with loved ones, and traveling the world.

  • Ryan

    Desk Staff

    When Ryan was a kid, he promised himself that he would be Superman, a pirate, Bruce Wayne, or a firefighter when he grew up.  He doesn’t plan on backing out of that promise. When Ryan was 3 he made his first million and when he was 10 he owned an empire of businesses.  You can mostly find him in the gym working or in the gym climbing or just in the gym.  Right now climbing is his life and he just wants to climb everything!

  • Jason

    Desk Staff

    Mr. Jason Bove was born Jason Bove, in the gorgeous midwest sector of the United States. He has presently found an even more pristine setting on the West side to reside. Joining the Touchstone family in 2006, Jason Bove may now be your neighbor and friend.

  • Kristin

    Desk Staff

    Kristin has been climbing on and off for about 5 years, and joined the Touchstone team in June of 2012. She is studying to be a Massage Therapist and hopes to continue her education after she’s certified in September. Kristin loves being outside, being with friends, and doing crafts. She also loves experiencing life to the fullest and meeting new people

  • Jerry

    Desk Staff

    Jerry grew up all over the country, but California has been his home for the longest. He served for 6 years with the US Coast Guard and began climbing here at Pipeworks in 2008 shortly after he moved back to Sac. Jerry started working at the gym in 2011 leading the kids summer camp program and that experience ignited his passion for education. He is currently studying to become a teacher.