Preserving, protecting and expanding your climbing opportunities

The CCC is aiming to add 200 new* members to our team during our 20th anniversary year!  Help support our recent purchase of Hidden Valley,

At the 20th anniversary event we presented 3 awards to 3 individuals who have gone above and beyond to benefit climbing in the Carolinas.

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OFFICIAL NOTICE! South Carolina Table Rock State Park Adopt a Crag Trail Day: Saturday, December 10

Well folks dust off those work boots and dig up some photos of your favorite SC/NC sends.  Please find attached the flyer for all the details.

Please RSVP.  Otherwise contact me with any questions, comments, concerns, etc.

Get the word out—it’s going to be awesome!!

Stephen Scoff

SC Rep

Carolina Climbers’ Coalition

Buy a print and the CCC gets $10

Want to preserve your Hound Ears memories? Want to kick that up a notch by getting a killer photo and helping pay off the Rumbling Bald loans? Local photographers Eric Heistand and Lynn Willis have the way for you to do it. Head on over to their new web site at, pick your 8x10 print and Eric and Lynn will donate $10 from each print purchased to the CCC. Great photos for a great cause. Thanks go to Eric and Lynn for their support and to Chad and Jim for once again doing it right with the Triple Crown.

Groundswell from fundraising events

Thursday September 15th, the climbing team and club of Lee McRae College in Banner Elk held a screening of the 2011 Reel Rock Tour. The event was incredibly well attended by climbers from the area and raised $1371.00 between ticket and raffle sales and Misty Harness, sling sales from the Misty Schwag Wagon lead by Mike Grimm and David Etzl. Mike and Davids efforts lead to $583.00 of this total.Over the past years of hosting the Reel Rock Tour, Lees McRae College Climbing has provded $1500.00 of suppourt to the CCC and its Mission.

CCC Board nominations

At the fall meeting on September 30th (Focscoe Community Center @ the Hound Ears Comp) we will be officially presenting candidates for the 2011-2013 Board of Directors. One new feature this year is the current board has created two south mountain rep positions due to the amount of activity in that area. One will cover Rumbing Bald and various Pisgah crags and the other the Cashier's valley and Whitesides. Below is the list of nominees for each position.

President: Scott Gilliam

Vice Pres.: Phil Hoffman

Reel Rock Tour to hit Lees McRae College in Banner Elk, NC - More support for the CCC!

The Sixth Annual 2011 REEL ROCK Film Tour will held at Lees-McRae College in
Evans Auditorium on Thursday, September 15th.  The event is hosted by
Lees-McRae College Outdoor Programs and the Lees-McRae College Rock
Climbing Team.  The doors open at 7:30pm and films begin at 8:00pm.  The
cost is $7.00 at the door.  The event is a benefit for both the
Carolina Climbers Coalition and the LMC Rock Climbing Team.  Last year
we were proud to raise $700.00 for the CCC from our event.

The Scene Movie Premier

Looking Glass Outfitters, Appalachian Mountain Institute and the Brevard Rock Gym Present:

The Scene, A climbing flick by Chuck Fryberger

When: Tuesday Sept. 27th @ 7:00pm(ASU) AND

Saturday Oct 15th (LGO): Doors at 6pm / Show at 7pm

Where: IG Greer Auditorium, Appalachian State University, Boone NC AND

Looking Glass Outfitters 69 Hendersonville Hwy, Ste 1 Pisgah Forest, NC 28768

Why: Carolina Climbers Coalition Benefit

Cost: $5

2011 Western North Carolina Climbers Weekend

Fox Mountain Guides will host their 2nd annual Western North Carolina Climbers Gathering September 24th and 25th. Last years event was a blast and helped to raise over $1900.00 for the CCC. This years event is promised to be even better. Please go to the following link for a detailed summary of the weekends events. Saturday will kickoff the event with the annual Adopt-a-Crag project to buff out Looking Glass.

Please come join us for some work, some fun, some climbing, food and friends.