Granite Arch Highlights
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We offer a variety of opportunities for groups, from birthday parties to school and church groups to corporate team building to overnighters.
There are several options for membership to fit any budget or recreation need.
We are committed to providing young people with multiple opportunities to learn about the sport of climbing in our youth programs and experience all the benefits climbing has to offer as a life-time endeavor and activity.
Whether you’re into bouldering, top roping or lead climbing, you will find plenty of room to go vertical on over 20,000 square feet of wall area. We also have five TRUBLUE auto belay units in case your partner is late or you’re trying to sneak in a lunch time climbing workout.
Like to boulder? Want to get outside? In addition to our huge indoor bouldering room (open to all guests and members) Granite Arch also has an outdoor boulder park with all hand-sculpted “natural features” for our members and their guests to challenge themselves on.
If you are new to the sport of climbing, don’t be intimidated. Come on down and our friendly and helpful Granite Arch staff can set you up with everything you need, including shoes and harness rentals, and offer several options for you to begin your journey into the world of climbing.
USAC SPORT CLIMBING COMPETITION HOSTED BY GRANITE ARCH Granite Arch Climbing Center will be hosting a USAC sport climbing competition on Saturday, April 1st. Registration for competitors opens at 10:00 with climbing commencing at 11:00 am and ending at 3:00 pm. A raffle drawing and awards ceremony will follow. Please note: the main room and certain Read more about USAC Sport Climbing Competition–April 1, 2017[…]
8 Ways to Improve your Climbing A guide for beginner and intermediate climbers on how to take your climbing to the next level So you’ve been to the climbing gym a few times – dragged along by your ever-so-sporty and coordinated friend. And actually, you kinda like it and feel like you could get good Read more about Ways to Improve Your Climbing[…]
The International Olympic Committee has approved the inclusion of Sport Climbing in the 2020 Tokyo Games today (Aug. 3, 2016). The IOC Day 2 Session recording is long and involved. Discussion and vote on Sport Climbing and the other included sports begins at – 07:50:00.
Like most good things, you must wait, and The Tahoe Rim Trail proves it. The loop trail was not completed until September 2001. The 164-mile loop trail encircles glorious Lake Tahoe in all its splendor. Like most good things, you must wait, and The Tahoe Rim Trail proves it. The loop trail was not completed Read more about The Fantastic Tahoe Rim Trail[…]
Have you ever been traveling, looked out the window and noticed the most beautiful spot you’ve ever seen? Why not get up close and personal by hiking there? Grab these 3 great reasons to start hiking today! Hiking for better health would be a great reason to start experiencing nature first hand. Doctors recommend walking Read more about Hiking For Better Health – 3 Great Reasons to Start Hiking[…]
The days are longer, warmer and the snow is melting. Its Spring Training time baby! It’s time to bust out the gym shoes, or hiking boots in my case, and get to work. The warmer weather and sunny skies are just beckoning to me “Come outside and play!” It’s finally here, Spring, and it’s time Read more about Spring Training: Take off your fat from Winter Hibernation[…]
Bouldering is a kind of rock climbing which involves relatively short climbing distances made without a rope and without any special climbing equipment. While people climbing the face of a boulder are generally only going up a few meters, the surfaces that they climb are chosen for being particularly difficult to scale. In the United Read more about An Introduction to The Art of Bouldering[…]
…or “why you should stop doing everything else until you get this.” Written by by Steve Bechtel, a veteran climber and performance coach. Probably the most important training a climber can do away from the crag is to [try to] injury-proof himself. This can include a whole host of treatments, but for the average joe, it Read more about Stability and Mobility Training[…]
Unlike, say, gymnastics or football, you can expect to climb and climb well for many many years. Due to the multifaceted nature of the sport, you can improve factors such as technique and endurance even with the natural decline in strength we are all facing. This is key – you will be getting weaker and Read more about Training Considerations for Older Climbers[…]
Office jobs often require people with no prior friendships to work together and rely on each other to achieve goals for a company. A great way to boost employee morale and productivity is to have regular team building events. These should be done during work hours, so that employees feel as though they are getting Read more about How to Use Rock Climbing as a Team Building Event[…]