GSG Events

Red Rock Roundup // April 12th - 14th

Golden State Guiding is excited to announce the first annual Red Rock Roundup event, this spring 2019, in beautiful Red Rock Canyon!

Come join us for an unforgettable weekend of climbing in beautiful Red Rock Canyon, conveniently located just 30 minutes outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. Red Rock plays host to some of the worlds best sandstone sport climbing crags, big wall routes and bouldering in the Western United States. Whether you’re new to climbing, an avid sport or trad climber or simply looking to get out for a weekend and meet fun, likeminded people, then this event is for you!

Throughout the weekend you’ll have the pleasure of climbing world class sandstone in a beautiful landscape, the option to choose either our sport climbing or multi pitch climbing package for the weekend, and you’ll get to enjoy two nights under the stars in Red Rock Campground just 10 minutes from many of the popular climbing destinations. Spots are limited so sign up today! Click here fore more info and to register.

Red Rock Climbing Las Vegas Nevada

Jordan Cannon // Yosemite Slideshow

Stacked house last night at  @verticalhold for the Yosemite Slideshow presented by none other than  @arcteryx athlete and Golden State Guiding Ambassador and Guide  @cannonjtc! The climbing community came together for great stories, big wall talk and some insight into the last few years Jordan has spent in Yosemite Valley. Big thanks to everyone who came out to the event and supported not only Jordan, but the organizations we were raising funds for through our raffle,  @joshuatreefriends  and  @yosemiteconservancy! Lastly, we need to thank the people and companies that made this all possible, @verticalhold@maximropes@scarpana@saintarcherbrew@officialacsd@sandiegochapter_aac@metoliusclimbing,  @frictionlabs, and  @yeti thank you for your continued support of our events and to  @gregasaurus_flex for MC’ing the event and  @samuelcrossley and  @eliza_earle for the great photos! Looking forward to seeing everyone at our next slideshow!

Jordan Cannon Slideshow
Jordan Cannon & Randy Leavitt

Jordan Cannon Slideshow // Climbing in Yosemite

Golden State Guiding is pleased to announce we’ll be hosting a slideshow for GSG Ambassador and Guide Jordan Cannon on January 30th at Vertical Hold Climbing Gym in San Diego. Come listen to Jordan talk about his last 2 seasons in Yosemite Valley, enjoy some tasty beverages from Saint Archer Brewery and enter our raffle for your chance to win some great climbing gear from our sponsors! Everyone who RSVP’s receives 1 free raffle ticket. Additional tickets can be purchased and 100% of the proceeds will go to Yosemite Conservancy and Friends of Joshua Tree which are organizations Golden State Guiding supports through being a member of 1% for the Planet. Hope to see you there!

Jordan Cannon Yosemite Slideshow

Sierra Single Pitchn' Event // Eastern Sierra

Another amazing weekend with great people in a beautiful place! We wrapped up our Sierra Single Pitchn’ Event in the Eastern Sierra and I think it’s safe to say we’re still coming down from a big high! We spent 2 nights camping in beautiful Rock Creek Canyon and ventured out each day into the Eastern Sierra, sampling some fine rock climbing along the way. Day 1 was spent at Clark Canyon where we climbed large formations composed of volcanic rock followed by a dip in Rock Creek Lake to round out the day. Day 2 we ventured north into the Mammoth Lakes Basin area where we spent the day climbing at Horseshoe Slabs, nestled between Horseshoe Lake and beautiful pine trees of all shapes and sizes. The Sierra is a very special place to all of our Guides, it’s a privilege to be able to introduce people to a place so near and dear to our heart. Thanks to everyone who attended the first annual Sierra Single Pitchn’ Event, this is just the beginning of more fun outings to come on the Eastside! Also, big shout out to GSG Guide Greg Davis for facilitating the weekend and to GSG Guide Tyler Dandurand and GSG Apprentice Guide Sarah Barille for helping along the way. Awesome team we have, couldn't do it without you guys!

To view the full gallery of photos click here.

Eastern Sierra Rock Climbing Horseshoe Slabs Mammoth Lakes Basin
Eastern Sierra Rock Climbing Clark Canyon Mammoth Lakes Basin
Eastern Sierra Rock Climbing Horseshoe Slabs Mammoth Lakes Basin

GSG Ambassador Jordan Cannon Slideshow

The psych is still high from last nights slideshow with GSG Ambassador @cannonjtc! Thanks for taking the time to spread the stoke throughout our local climbing community Jordan, everyone was thrilled to have you come out and share your adventures for the evening! Big thanks to @verticalhold for hosting and to our local climbing organizations and partners @sandiegochapter_aac and @officialacsd for coming out and supporting this great event. We also wanted to thank @samuelcrossley and @callenhearne for all the great photos and video they provided Jordan with for the show. You guys rock, keep up the good work! And lastly, thanks to @randyleavittand @maximropes for spreading the word about the evening! Looking forward to more fun nights like this down the road. #gsgambassadors

Golden State Guiding Ambassador Jordan Cannon Slideshow
Golden State Guiding Ambassador Jordan Cannon Slideshow
Golden State Guiding Ambassador Jordan Cannon Slideshow

GSG Ambassador & Guide Jordan Cannon Slideshow

Golden State Guiding is excited to announce GSG Ambassador & Guide Jordan Cannon will be presenting a slideshow at Vertical Hold Climbing Gym San Diego on July 2nd, 2018 at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:00 pm). Come hear Jordan speak to adventure, traveling, mentor-ship, training, living simply and dreaming BIG! Free admission for the slideshow, $10 discounted day pass for any non Vertical Hold member wanting to climb afterwards with Jordan. All proceeds go to our local climbing organizations American Alpine Club - San Diego Chapter and Allied Climbers of San Diego. Looking forward to a fun evening! 

Golden State Guiding Ambassador Jordan Cannon Slideshow

American Alpine Club 2nd Annual Holiday Party!

Don't miss out on the party of the year! The San Diego Chapter of the American Alpine Club is hosting their 2nd annual Holiday Party at Helix Brewing in La Mesa, Thursday November 30th from 6-9pm and Golden State Guiding is a leading sponsor! Tickets are available through their website here. Hope to see everyone come out for a fun night! 

American Alpine Club 2nd Annual Holiday Party

Busy Weekend for Golden State Guiding!

Golden State Guiding was all over the place this past weekend in Southern California from the cliffs of Mission Gorge to the splitter cracks on Mount Woodson to the high desert in Joshua Tree! Big thanks to all that came out and to our guides Greg Davis, Allison Terray and guide apprentice Tyler Dandurand. It was a great weekend of climbing!

Joshua Tree Multi Pitch Rock Climbing
Joshua Tree Rock Climbing Allison Terray
Mount Woodson Rock Climbing
Mount Woodson Rock Climbing Sickle Crack
Joshua Tree Multi Pitch Climbing
Joshua Tree Multi Pitch Climbing
Mission Gorge Rock Climbing

BBQ's x BELAY's x BEER's Event in Joshua Tree, CA!

The BBQ's x BELAY's x BEER's event in Joshua Tree is officially open for registration! GSG has booked out 3 weekends this Fall, 2017 in Joshua Tree National Park, at the Indian Cove campground and we want you to come out and climb and camp with us! Each weekend will consist of 2 nights camping, 2 days of climbing and 1 meal and refreshments (Saturday night) provided by Golden State Guiding and Saint Archer Brewery. We'll host a raffle each Saturday evening around dinner time where we'll be giving away gifts from our generous sponsors Black DiamondprAnaOutdoor ResearchEvolvShelta HatsArcade Belts and Vertical Hold Climbing Gym. Don't miss this great opportunity to climb with GSG's, AMGA certified guides and Ambassadors and experience Joshua Tree in a very special way. For dates and pricing click here.

Joshua Tree Rock Climbing Event BBQ's x BELAYS x BEERS