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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. ConnieC
    Great Western Power Company

    Out of condition, middle aged female climber looking to earn my calluses back! I would love to get a regular TR partner for work day climbing sessions twice/week. I'm an experienced belayer and have climbed sport & trad outdoors. Touchstone member s … ...

  2. sam
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for a climbing partner for climbing on the east side. I live in oakland but want to head over to owens and bishop next week for some mellow sport climbing and bouldering. I have been climbing for over 10 years, have all my own gear.

  3. Matthew Hostetler
    Matthew Hostetler
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for a lead climbing partner. Typically like to climb around 545 Mon-Fri, can be a bit flexible. Also looking for outdoor partners of all kinds!

  4. Chris Rohstedt
    Chris Rohstedt
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for a top rope partner midweek around 3PM in afternoons. Recently got back into climbing and working in the 5.10s right now. Thanks and hope the schedule might match someone out there.

  5. Philip Kaake
    Philip Kaake
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for belay partner for GWPC 7 or later tuesday eve. text is best 510-847-2638 thanks, Philip

  6. donWolf Konecny
    donWolf Konecny
    Great Western Power Company

    I would like to lead or toprope Tuesday or Wed. Can do 6pm or 6:30pm. PM me or 5104735593

  7. Eric DeFriez
    Eric DeFriez
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for weekday evening (8pm-10pm?) climbing partner at GWPC or Berkeley Ironworks. I top rope in the up to 5.11b and when I lead it's in the 5.10s, looking for someone in similar range. Usually try to get 10-12 climbs in.

    • Kelly Chang
      Kelly Chang 65 weeks ago

      Hey Eric- If you still need a lead partner let me know! I just took a class and am looking to find a partner. Let me know if you're interested!

  8. Hannah Darling
    Hannah Darling
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for a TR partner this evening around 5:30/6 to climb at GW. text or call meat at 415-802-4844. -Hannah Darling

  9. Vishwa Hannerdumath
    Vishwa Hannerdumath
    Great Western Power Company

    Hi, I Top Rope and consider myself intermediate. I am working towards lead climbing. I work around GWPC, Oakland and am able to hit the gym during my lunch break. Please contact me if you happen to go climbing to GWPC around noon and are looking for a … ...

  10. Kirsten
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for a top rope partner for a few hours tomorrow morning or evening at great western or ironworks. Recently got back into climbing more consistently, Climbing 5.10s right now, always looking for new partners!

  11. rick
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for regular TR belay & climbing partner. Mon & Wed after 430pm, and Sat most times. I'm relatively new, working on 5.10d s now.

  12. Olly
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for a regular lead climbing partner. 6:30am weekdays. 510 463 4124

  13. Ravi Ramadoss
    Ravi Ramadoss
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for a partner to belay. I am a beginner, belay certified

  14. Danica Barron
    Danica Barron
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for partner for BIW or GWPC Thursday from 2-4p I climb low 11s. Must have belay card. Hit me up if interested- Danicabarron (at) Yahoo (dot) com Or 510 928 8400 Can also do GWPC but prefer BIW

  15. Helen Feng
    Helen Feng
    Great Western Power Company

    I'm looking for a lead or top rope partner for this morning or early afternoon (anytime before 4pm). I am also looking for a more long term lead partner. I prefer to climb during the day to avoid the crowds, and I am comfortable leading up to the 11a's … ...

  16. donWolf Konecny
    donWolf Konecny
    Great Western Power Company

    Want partner, can do noon on Mon or Wed or 6:30pm on Mon or Th a little flexible on times, let me know toprope or lead

  17. Nathalia Lu
    Nathalia Lu
    Great Western Power Company

    im new into rock climbing and not yet belay certified,just looking for a partner that can lead and I'm free Monday,Wednesday,and Fridays after 5,can contact me at 5105209027..

  18. Ils
    Great Western Power Company

    Looking for an afternoon TR partner for weekdays. I have time avail between 12p-3pm. Coming back from a broken arm over x-mas and currently climbing up to 11a. This does not need to be a regular meetup but can be for the next month or so until my sche … ...

  19. Jeff Sinnott
    Jeff Sinnott
    Great Western Power Company

    Hey, I'm starting back up after an injury and searching for a regular partner who is available a couple days a week after 6:00pm or anytime on Wednesday. I was climbing in the 5.10s and am open to any skill level. I'm easy going and looking forward to th … ...

  20. 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 … ...