The Fantastic Tahoe Rim Trail

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[…]

Hiking For Better Health – 3 Great Reasons to Start Hiking

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[…]

An Introduction to The Art of Bouldering

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[…]

Stability and Mobility Training

…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[…]

Granite Arch’s BLACKOUT Oct, 30th

Bring your costume, headlamp, glowsticks and friends! Granite Arch’s Blackout evening is always fun and entertaining for the whole family. Start early with the candy climb for the kids at 6pm, then stay for lights out fun bouldering and top-ropes as well as face/body painting and crazy contests. Laser lightshows, glowing walls and hundreds of[…]

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