On May 17th, Diablo Rock Gym Manager, Hans Florine set a new record for his number of pitches climbed in a day. Florine and Bill Wright, co-authors of the how-to book Speed Climb!, climbed 100 pitches in Colorado’s Eldorado canyon in a day.
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Are you looking for a way to improve your climbing? Do you want to be an elite climber? Justin Alarcon is having a training clinic at Great Western Power Company.
Justin Alarcon has been climbing for nearly 13 years. During that time he ranks his continual growth and development as a climber as his greatest achievement. Justin has climbed many of the grand walls of Yosemite and sport climbed 5.13, but these days you’ll most likely find him amongst the boulders. Justin, a NASM certified personal trainer, has begun to apply the training philosophies of traditional sports to climbing and has reaped the rewards. Now, he wants to share this knowledge with you!
On Sunday, May 13th, the Zero Gravity team headed to the USA Climbing's SCS Regional Championships at City Beach in Fremont. The team met the best young climbers from Northern California and Northern Nevada to compete for a bid at the Division 1 Championships in Portland, Oregon on the weekend of June 9/10. The team climbed well.
Imagine coming to a whole new country, leaving the safety and security of your home for something new and exciting. For the fifth consecutive year, a number of Mission High School students visited Mission Cliffs continuing that very idea.
Looking for a great way to spend your summer vacation? Why not spend it getting jacked and tan?!
The Summer of Fitness is upon us once again, and we're making it easier for those of you who are seasonally in town. Whether you are back from college or just need a place to get your yoga on, we are excited to roll out our 3 Month Summer Membership!
The 3 Month Summer Membership will be offered at every gym for the killer price of only $199 at Bay Area gyms, and $175 at Metalmark in Fresno. This 3 month membership is like an unlimited use pass to Touchstone Gyms, and can be started any time in May or June. It will expire exactly three months later, when you are buff and crushing your projects! But remember - this is only available during the summer. If you have questions check in with your local gym!
Climbing season is here. Yosemite, with it's long great traditional climbs and big walls, is perfect right now. Heading out to the great cliffs will undoubtedly be fun but it's crucial to stay safe while climbing. One of the best ways to protect yourself is to wear a helmet.
Past blog entries can be found at http://touchstoneclimbing.blogspot.com/