Author: Ascent Ventures

Wash your hands! What we’re doing in response to the spread of Coronavirus

Edit 3/17: Information provided by one of our local public health advisors. The SLO gym will go to unstaffed, member only hours starting tomorrow, 3/18 – we are doing this to support our front desk staff’s desire to self isolate. A skeleton crew has opted to clean per our protocols ever few hours, so our […]

Origin Climbing of Henderson, NV joins The Pad Climbing Family

After five years of independent ownership, Origin Climbing will be part of The Pad family of gyms, retaining owners John Wilder and Andy Raether at the gym and in larger scale operations. “I couldn’t be more excited,” says COO Kristin Horowitz, of the acquisition, “John has been a friend of mine for over a decade […]

8/24 World Climbing Day – Free climbing at all our locations

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] Free climbing for EVERYONE at our locations on August 24th (a Saturday) We are participating in a campaign spearheaded by The North Face – “Walls are Meant for Climbing.” [/vc_column_text][gap][vc_column_text] Since 1966, we have viewed walls not as obstacles, but as opportunities.From the big walls of Yosemite to the high peaks of the […]

SLO Paddie Camps are here!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] Paddie campers are given instruction on the many fun aspects of climbing including: basic climbing technique, bouldering fundamentals, belaying, knot craft, and much more. They’ll try out many other high energy activities such as climbing games, slacklining, and a miniature competition at the end of each weekly session. Our instructors work with each […]

Change your little’s life with a SLO Paddie Camp!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Help your child learn grit, problem solving, goal setting and more in a supportive team setting! This isn’t a summer camp where you ditch your kid and call it a day! Paddie campers are given instruction on the many fun aspects of climbing including: basic climbing technique, bouldering fundamentals, belaying, knot craft, and much […]

Santa Maria gets a youth climbing team!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Summer’s out and it’s time to get strong! [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] We are so excited to announce that we are forming a competitive team for the Santa Maria area youth! While climbing can be a solo or partner sport, teaming up is a time honored tradition. These are not after-school programs. They are for kids […]

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