Learning

Route Setting Clinic – learn the art and the science!

Good route setting is a mixture of so many skills like efficiency, artistic flair, visualization, and product design. In an effort to provide our community with ways to learn the craft of setting and better understand how to create the problems we all love, we’re excited to host a Route Setting Clinic. Join us on …

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Go Green with PadFam and ECOSLO!

Join your PadFam and ECOSLO as we plant trees on Saturday, January 29th at 9am at St. Benedict’s Church in Los Osos as part of the Urban Tree Program.  Sign up online to participate, and go green in your community with the PadFam + ECO SLO! Sign Up Here!

Picture of a guy on an overhanging rope climb at sunset probably about to fall.

Outdoor climbers, Nevada State wants your feedback

Nevada State College, in partnership with the Hawaii Climbing Coalition, has been working on a study to address and better understand the challenges associated with the increased use of outdoor recreation areas. The college is researching Leave No Trace Behaviors in rock climbers of all types and experience levels, and has asked that PadFam members …

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5 Reasons People Don’t Think Climbing is for Them (And Why They’re Wrong)

Climbing is a sport that many people think they can’t do. But the truth is, everyone can climb! In this blog post, we will be discussing 5 reasons why people don’t think climbing is for them and why those thoughts are wrong. 1: People believe they’re not in good enough shape. Whether they’re overweight or …

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