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520 20th St. Oakland, CA 94612


The Great Western Power Company is the newest Touchstone indoor rock climbing gym. Located in downtown Oakland, G.W.P.C. offers some of the best indoor rock climbing terrain in the Bay Area. An imposing 150 foot tall smokestack cuts through the wall and looms overhead, making it an unforgettable climbing experience. G.W.P.C. has terrain to satisfy all levels of climbers. Beginners will particularly enjoy the lower angle top-rope wall, while expert climbers will be challenged on the amazing and steep lead walls. With the opening of the G.W.P.C.Touchstone is taking their commitment to creating incredible full-service climbing experiences to a new level. 48 ft. High Lead Wall 11,000 sq. ft. of Climbing Terrain 1500+ ft. of Bouldering Over 50 Top and Lead Ropes Complete Weight Room Extensive Aerobic Equipment Locker Rooms with Showers Free High Speed Wireless Access

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  1. Emilie Linick
    Emilie Linick
    Great Western Power Company

    Hi - I'm looking for long term climbing partners (top rope only) who are available to climb at GWPC on weekdays right at 5 p.m. to try to beat some of the evening crowds. I usually like to get in 6-8 climbs. I climb in the 5.10s and am an attentive bel … ...

  2. Ari Neulight
    Ari Neulight
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking to climb Sunday. Can lead or top rope. Maybe 90 mins? Am flexible with time but not too early. Text me at 4153082321

  3. Julia L
    Julia L
    Great Western Power Company

    Hi! My climbing partner just moved away :( I am looking for a climbing partners for Tues/Thurs morning from 6:30-7:30/8:00am. Morning climbing is super fun and uncrowded! I'm top roping 10a-cs trying to improve. I am very safe and careful belay … ...

  4. Ari Neulight
    Ari Neulight
    Great Western Power Company

    Hope to climb for about 90 minutes (unless I end u climbing outside). My first time at this gym (usually go to Mission Cliff). Txt me if interested at 415-308-2321.

  5. C-F Helgesson
    C-F Helgesson
    Great Western Power Company

    Hi, Looking for TR partner for climbing sunday morning. Can start a little later than 10 also. I can at best do moderate 5.10s. Visiting from Sweden. text me at +46-70-5641026 or mail preferably by the end of today.

  6. greg faulk
    greg faulk
    Great Western Power Company

    I'm looking for a long term partner to climb two days a week at 6am - 8am (Tu/Th preferred) or possibly 3:30pm - 5:30pm (before it gets crowded). Would prefer a partner with their lead belay card.

    • Tako
      Tako 6 weeks ago

      Hi Greg, I can climb most Thursday mornings (although probably not until January). Hoping to have my lead belay card soon -- mostly I'm just waiting for an opportunity to take the test.

    • Konstantin
      Konstantin 6 weeks ago

      Hi, I can climb at around 4 pm on weekdays at GWPC or BIW, I have a lead card..

  7. Emilie Linick
    Emilie Linick
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for a TR partner today at GWPC at 5 p.m. Please message me at if you can meet up. Thanks!

  8. Philip Kaake
    Philip Kaake
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking to find a climbing partner this week. Need to get at least 2-3 sessions in before I head to Josh next week. Midday works well for me, possibly evenings. doing low to mid 10's txt me to connect 510-847-2638

  9. Tako
    Great Western Power Company

    Just curious to know if anyone else is planning on taking this weekend's lead clinic at GWPC (Sun 10/19 @ 6). I'm thinking of taking the test afterwards if anyone else is in that boat...

  10. Emilie Linick
    Emilie Linick
    Great Western Power Company

    Hi - I'm looking for a new TR partner, 1-2 times a week. I'm available during the week at 5 p.m. or so (would like to get in as early as possible to beat the crowds), and sometimes on the weekends. I climb in the 5.10s. Please e-mail me at emilie.linic … ...

  11. michelle T
    michelle T
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for a regular partner once (possibly twice) per week. I climb in the 5.10's and would like to do about 1.5 hours on weeknights, or 2 hours on the weekend. I don't care what level you climb, but please have at least several months of experience un … ...

  12. Konstantin
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for TR and/or lead partners at BIW or GWPC on weekdays at noon or early evenings, like 4:30-5

    • rob
      rob 19 weeks ago

      Going to gym now. Would love to lead. Call 415 713 8 one04

  13. James Cranston
    James Cranston
    Great Western Power Company

    looking for a lead climbing partner! my current partner is leaving for end of summer. I sport climb around 10C (still trying to build endurance) and top rope 11D (rated at a softer gym). concord, GWPC or Berkeley work! wild be happy to belay on any sport … ...

  14. Roy Woo
    Roy Woo
    Great Western Power Company

    Anyone up for some top rope Tues after work? I've been MIA from the gym for a while with my baby boy so I will be out of shape. I am willing to belay for as much as youd like though.

  15. Garry
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking to get in some top rope climbing Sunday afternoon, I'm in the 10-11's range. Drop me a line if you're down to hit the walls, thanks.

  16. Emilie Linick
    Emilie Linick
    Great Western Power Company

    My partner moved to the East Coast, so I'm looking for a new TR climbing partner 1-2 days a week at Great Western. Ideally I would like to meet up around 5 p.m. so as to beat the evening crowds. Or, get some quick climbing in during my lunch hour as I … ...

  17. Caroline Ahlquist
    Caroline Ahlquist
    Great Western Power Company

    Hey, I'm looking for another beginner climber to go to the Oakland great western power company location on friday. I may need to do a belay refresher course as its been awhile.

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  19. Craig F
    Craig F
    Great Western Power Company

    Who wants climb for a couple hours Sunday ? Lead ideally, but TR also works. I'm fairly flexible on time and can start as early as 10:30 or as late as 3pm.

    • Craig F
      Craig F 32 weeks ago

      Partner found

  20. Nina Schmidt
    Nina Schmidt
    Great Western Power Company

    Hi Looking for someone who wants to climp regulary with me. Stay in the Bay Area until July. At home i do lead climbing but here i haven't made the test until now. I be a little bit out of practice and i want do chance this :-D greets Nina