Vaughn Medford 

I've been the manager at Sacramento Pipeworks since 2001. I have been climbing for 21 years, and find that Yosemite big-walls are my favorite. I've lived in downtown Sacramento for over 25 years and have traveled extensively in the USA, Mexico, Central America, South America, India and Nepal.



I joined Touchstone in 2007 in order to feed my climbing addiction. I hold an AA in theology and a BS in geology, but one day hope to become a stone master. When not climbing the glorious walls inside a Touchstone gym, you can find me mountaineering, dancing ballet, completing triathlons or training for more climbing.



Mr. Jason Bove was born Jason Bove, in the gorgeous midwest sector of the United States. He has presently found an even more pristine setting on the West side to reside. Joining the Touchstone family in 2006, Jason Bove may now be your neighbor and friend.

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I have been climbing on and off for about 4 years, and joined the Touchstone team in June of 2012. I am studying to be a Massage Therapist and hope to continue my education after I am certified in September. I love being outside, being with friends, and doing crafts. I love experiencing life to the fullest and love meeting new people

Joshua is a native Californian. He spent much of his 20's and early 30's scrupulously avoiding college degrees and mortgages, instead traveling extensively in countries like Tanzania and India. Though currently a Certified Massage Therapist, he has held more than 40 jobs over the years: from Financial Analyst to Film Projectionist and many things in between. These days he's happy, doesn't care much for money or possessions, instead valuing good company, belly laughs, warm hugs and adventure. He also likes to hear people's stories, so don't hesitate to tell him yours. Web

Despite my many hiatuses, I always find myself coming back to Sacramento Pipeworks! This gym has been not just a job but a family for me since 2007. I started climbing while living in Germany nearly a decade ago, the sport and lifestyle stuck with me. I have two degrees from UC Davis and am currently preparing to go back to school for my bachelors in nursing. I'm a combat medic stationed at Travis Air Force Base and I look forward to becoming a flight nurse and working with the wounded warrior project. No matter where I go though, Pipeworks is always my home!

To start off, I would like to say when I was a kid I promised myself that I would be Superman, a pirate, Bruce Wayne, and a firefighter when I grew up.  I don’t plan on backing out of that promise.  I would also like to say that when I was 3 I made my first million and when I was 10 I owned an empire of businesses, so I will.  You can mostly find me in the gym working or in the gym climbing or just in the gym.  Right now climbing is my life and I just want to climb everything!


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