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LA Boulders Wins Urban Essentials Award

LA Boulders took home a Rose at the 35th annual Roses & Lemon Awards on April second, an event hosted by the Downtown Breakfast Club. The organization is comprised of several dozen Downtown Business leaders, and the event is meant to honor a host of area projects, restaurants and businesses. Three Roses were given out in the category of Urban Essentials, […]

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In Review: LA Boulders

We’re always happy to hear feedback from first time visitors to our gyms. Recently, the dynamic duo behind the blog, ‘Just Go Climb‘ paid a visit to LA Boulders. Gabi Enos and Brandon Fox, a Boston-based couple who ‘renounced the city lifestyle for days filled with climbing, road trips, people, and sunshine’ are traveling North […]

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SF Gate: Dawn Wall and Indoor Rock Climbing

After history was made this January when Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson completed the Dawn Wall in Yosemite, the mainstream media went into a frenzy. SF Gate visited Diablo Rock Gym to see if the attention that climbing was getting was causing more interested in the climbing in the gym. Speed climber Hans Florine, the […]

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Beyond Soccer: Sporty Alternatives for Kids

Published on Red Tricycle Getting hooked on sports at a young age can have immediate and lifelong benefits, like boosting self-confidence, building a healthy body, fostering friendships and learning how to lose with dignity. (Or at least without throwing things.) If your kiddo hasn’t shown much interest in balls, bathing suits or being part of […]

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15 things for 2015

Published in diablo Magazine. Written by Rachelle Cihonski and Alexa Gamero Diablo Rock Gym made the list this year as a place to get outside of your comfort zone. We’re not asking you to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro or wrestle alligators. But we are daring you to get off the couch and try one (or all!) […]

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Sweat SF: Everything You Need To Know About Mission Cliffs

Published in 7×7 Written by Erica Quandt. “Choke and poke.” I’ll admit, I laughed the first few times I heard the expression as our climbing instructor, Daniel, demonstrated how to tie a figure-eight knot. But after learning said knot would be my life-line as I ascended the wall looming over us, the giggles settled down pretty […]

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Training Beta with Hans Florine

We know Hans Florine as the manager of our Concord location, Diablo Rock Gym. But to the rest of the world, he is a climbing legend… Hans was recently interviewed for Training Beta. Check out their write up and listen give the podcast a listen! What We Talked About His seriously amazing feats as a […]

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Outside…………Inside Fresno

Published in FresYes. Life in Fresyes is at times either much to hot or much to foggy to play outside so what are we to do in the height of summer or in the long grey winter months? Many of us go to one of the traditional gyms in town but for the rest of […]

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Bay Area Neighborhood Guide: Dogpatch Boulders

Published in Mommy Nearest Ten years ago, Dogpatch was not a popular destination for San Francisco urbanites. It was an industrial spot known for a couple of bars and restaurants, and a scattering of houses. (It was also infamous for being the home of the Hell’s Angels headquarters.) Today, though, the neighborhood is thriving with […]

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Jeremy Ho “Setting for the Empire”

Head Setter Jeremy Ho was interviewed on the ChalkTalk Podcast! Here’s the write up from the host – be sure to check out the postcast to hear JHo and keep up with other climbing news. Jeremy Ho is the head route setter of Touchstone Climbing Gyms. He is responsible for managing a team of route […]

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