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The Pad is named a Hands-On Hero family-friendly workplace!

This November, The Pad Climbing was honored as a Hands-On Hero as one of San Luis Obispo County’s premiere family and child-friendly workplaces. Thank you to First 5 of San Luis Obispo County and to Central Coast Journal for your recognition! Helping people stay fit and healthy is The Pad’s main mission— but this local …

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The Pad is a DIAMOND-level family-friendly workplace!

“If you create a culture of care that’s honest and practiced every day, your turnover goes way down, your internal trust goes way up, and everyone is happier.” – Kristin Horowitz, CEO This October, The Pad was honored with a Diamond-Level status for being one of San Luis Obispo County’s premiere family and child-friendly workplaces. …

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The Pad Climbing Named a Finalist by U.S. Chamber of Commerce for 2022 Dream Big Awards

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has recognized The Pad Climbing from San Luis Obispo, California and Henderson, Nevada as a finalist for its 2022 Annual Dream Big Awards. The awards, presented by Spectrum Reach with support from MetLife, celebrate the achievements of small businesses and honor their contributions to America’s economic growth. Out of a …

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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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