|  Posted in ,   |  
SHARE

Green Light Get Outside at Sacramento Pipeworks

By Jason Bove and Jason Spencer. Header photo by Saki Cake. As climbers know, there is much more to climbing than just getting yourself to the top of a route. Whether you are pushing or pulling, or doing it right or wrong, you are still using your body to exert the energy required to do […]

READ MORE
 
  |  Posted in   |  
SHARE

Climbing Towards Confidence at Sacramento Pipeworks

By Jason Bove. Recently, Sacramento Pipeworks hosted a group that joined us from Lutheran Social Services (LSS). For many years now, LSS has been instrumental in providing assistance throughout Northern California for individuals and families that have previously experienced homelessness and are now on-track to rebuild their lives. According to the LSS website, “Every year, LSS […]

READ MORE
 
  |  Posted in   |  
SHARE

Sacramento Pipeworks in Comstock’s Magazine

We’re proud to be able to provide both a workout and community space for everyone! Comstock’s Magazine recently wrote about the popularity of fitness alternatives and highlighted all of the great amenities Sacramento Pipeworks provides. In addition to (of course!) shouting our our climbing walls, they also commented on our numerous studio and fitness options. […]

READ MORE
 
  |  Posted in   |  
SHARE

Member of the Month, Couples Edition: Lee Corwin and Christopher Rico

  By Jason Bove. Hey you! Yes, you. What is it that you need in your life? Do you need more friendly vibes? How about more positive influences? Maybe a trip to the Greek Isles, or a venture out into the deep Burning Man playa fits your personality more. Whatever the case, you can be […]

READ MORE
 
  |  Posted in ,   |  
SHARE

Pipeworks Member Gabriel Patterson Featured on Melanin Base Camp

  Photo by Megan O’Connell. We know we sound like a broken record, but we have THE COOLEST members! Check out Sacramento Pipeworks member Gabriel Patterson’s feature “Growing Up Black and Outdoorsy” on Melanin Base Camp, a social media collective working to increase the visibility of adventurers of color. Interviewer Danielle Williams writes, [Gabe] knew […]

READ MORE
 
  |  Posted in   |  
SHARE

Member of the Month: Jon Starks

By Jason Bove. These days, it is rare to find a combination of both sweet and tough in a fellow human being. Jon is an earth-focused, spiritual individual that directs his energy toward being true to himself and the world with which he interacts. A student of Iroquois philosophy in a time when we struggle […]

READ MORE
 
  |  Posted in   |  
SHARE

Where Are They Now? Past Staff Edition: Sean Wilkenfeld

By Jason Bove. True story: A job is far more enjoyable if you like to spend time with your coworkers. I have been lucky enough to say that I have and still do. Not too many careers give you the opportunity to spend days, weeks, months, and even years with good friends talking about something […]

READ MORE
 
  |  Posted in   |  
SHARE

Member of the Month: Michael “Mel” Melner Carries the World

  To know Mel is to like Mel. If you don’t know Mel, you probably know and love someone like him. He’s the guy humbly hiding behind the scenes, lifting everyone else up, and not taking as much credit as he deserves. Often, when friends of Mel achieve some sort of greatness, he is the […]

READ MORE
 
  |  Posted in   |  
SHARE

TCS 2016 Bouldering North Finale at Sacramento Pipeworks

It’s that time folks: the Bouldering Comp Finale of TCS 2016 North—and the last of the Touchstone Climbing Series comps for the year—is happening tomorrow, November 19, at Sacramento Pipeworks! We know you had a great time earlier this year at the bouldering comps held at Berkeley Ironworks, Great Western Power Company, and Dogpatch Boulders, and […]

READ MORE
 
  |  Posted in   |  
SHARE

Member of the Month: Greg Vlasek

Touchstone gyms are lucky enough to count some of the most fascinating and badass people amongst our community. One such person is Greg Vlasek, a longtime member and multi-sport master. Jason of Sacramento Pipeworks caught up with Greg to ask him about his most recent accomplishment as a participant in this year’s Great Pacific Race, […]

READ MORE