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Member Profile: Ron Manara

Perhaps while watching the Olympic games in Rio, it dawned on you that those incredible gymnasts could be pretty decent climbers… Or maybe your own background in gymnastics has made YOU a better climber! We sat down with Sacramento Pipeworks member and UC Davis coach Ron Manara to learn about the parallels between climbing and […]

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Sacramento Pipeworks Tour Video

Sacramento Pipeworks is a premier climbing and fitness gym in Northern California. Between our towering rope walls, our brand new bouldering area, our expansive fitness area and classes, you’ll have a hard time choosing what to do at the gym each day! Check out our gym tour video to get an idea of what to […]

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Do Beer and Pizza Mix with Rock Climbing

Ever since we announced our plans to open a brewery next door to Sacramento Pipeworks, our members and guests have just one  question….. ‘WHEN?!’ Recently ABC 10 paid a visit to the gym to discuss our plans. Check out the full story and video here.  Most people go to the gym to work off the pizza […]

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Quinn Cottages, Women’s Empowerment, and the River District: Transforming Lives

If you have lived in Sacramento or ANY big city for long enough, you will eventually realize that homelessness is a real issue. While some spend time complaining about the problems that arise from lack of housing, others are working hard to find solutions. In fact, the River District is where many people come in search […]

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Member Profile: Greg Vlasek

The Great Pacific Race 2016 is dubbed “the biggest, baddest, human endurance challenge on the planet.” Competitors from around the globe navigate their 2-4 person human-powered watercrafts (no engines or sails!) from Monterey, CA to Waikiki, HI. The route can range between 2400 to 3000 miles depending on weather condition. And – how cool is […]

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Member Profile: Teri & Scott Burge

While many a unique couple sets foot in the gym, rarely do two people possess such diverse and enjoyable qualities as Teri and Scott. Whether they’re running in to grab a CrossFit number or racing their daughter to the red wall of the gym, you’ll never see these two without a smile. Their work brings […]

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Touchstone Brewing Company Coming to Sacramento

We’re excited to announce that we have begun work on Touchstone Brewing Company, a microbrewery in Sacramento, California. The brewery will be next to Sacramento Pipeworks, and will include a taproom on-site to give our members and guests a place to hang out after a good climbing session or work out. “We’ve been talking about […]

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New Logo for Sacramento Pipeworks

We’re pleased to announce that Pipeworks, our gym in Sacramento, is the proud recipient of a new logo! We worked with long time Touchstone Climbing members Mark and Angie of Design Is Play to develop a new identity for Pipeworks. Previous projects with them have included Dogpatch Boulders, Mission Cliffs, MetalMark Climbing and The Studio. “We […]

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Kickstart Your Climbing in our New 4-Week Clinic

So you’ve been climbing for a while… You’re in the gym a couple of times a week. You’ve managed to wrangle a handful of reliable climbing partners. You’ve downsized your shoes, and a photo of you crushing your project has become your profile pic. Everything is going great.. and then suddenly you hit… a plateau. […]

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Keaton Raphael Memorial Climbs at Sacramento Pipeworks

In March, Sacramento Pipeworks worked with the Keaton Raphael Memorial to bring the siblings of cancer patients to the gym to climb. “It is a great organization doing good work, and it was a rewarding day for us to see these kids having fun as a family,” said manager Vaughn Medford. We had a great time hosting […]

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