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Vogue: Dogpatch Boulders a Home for Engineers

Want to know when you’ve made it? When one of your amazing members is interviewed by Vogue Magazine at the gym. Yeah. No big deal. Check out the article on Pinterest Engineer Tracy Chou, and how she’s breaking barriers in a male dominated industry. Oh – and how ‘solving’ bouldering problems appeals to the engineer’s mind! Published […]

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Pipeworks Bouldering Making Headlines

Sacramento Pipeworks has undergone some exciting changes in the last year, and it’s got everyone talking! Recently the Sacramento Bee featured the gym in an article about the gym’s growth. via The Sacramento Bee A North Sacramento company has more of its customers climbing the walls. And that’s a good thing. Sacramento Pipeworks, a rock-climbing center that opened […]

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Dogpatch Boulders Featured in Neighborhood Project

When someone walks into Dogpatch Boulders for the first time, sometimes it’s hard for the front desk to get their attention. “People’s attention is immediately drawn to the towering bouldering walls just over the shoulder of the front desk staff,” said Dogpatch Boulders manager Justin Alarcon. “When we first opened, one journalist referred to our […]

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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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