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Hey Santa Barbara, have you met Jake yet?

Meet Jake von Ehrenclark – Manager of The BoardRoom! Before joining our crew as the BoardRoom manager, Jake von Ehrenclark started climbing with us way back in the SLO-Op days! Jake is a true Central Coast local who grew up in SLO and has been a part of the Santa Barbara

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Hands on Heroes. Proud to be a family-friendly workplace. The pad climbing

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

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The CEO of The Pad Climbing standing in the middle of 2 staff of The Pad Climbing and holding an award presented to The Pad Climbing SLO County for being a family-friendly workplace.

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

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Meet the Taylors: a Climb4Community Story

Pamela and Ethan Taylor recently signed up for a Climb4Community membership for themselves and their three adopted daughters. This is their story. Want to share your own Climb4Community story? We want to hear from you. Pamela and Ethan met when they were 16 years old at church in Henderson, NV.

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We are on native land. Free day pass for carriers of tribal ID. The Pad Climbing

Have a Tribal ID? Come climb for free!

Did you know that we’re all on native land? You can enter your address on this map and find out what Indigenous territory you’re occupying and learn more about the history and legacy of the original humans who have lived in the place that you call home from the beginning

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