At Camp Merrie-Woode on Saturday, May 9th, CCC and Cashiers-area climbing enthusiasts celebrated the completion of CCC's Laurel Knob acquisition. Because of the generous support of the outdoor and rock climbing industry, as well as rock climbers the world over, the loans which made the initial purchase of Laurel Knob possible are now completely paid off. Climbers from North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and elsewhere attended the party.
The annual closures for Peregrine Falcon nesting are in place from January 15 through August 15th. Please respect closure signs and notices. It's not unusual to see these lifted early in some areas, but until we get offiicial notice from the Forest Service the following areas are closed: