Photo credit: Bryan Miller
24 Jan

Economic Impact Study, Rumbling Bald

In coordination with the economics division of the College of Charleston, we will be organizing an economic impact study of Rumbling Bald. We hope to get a good idea of climber-based economic impact to the Hickory Nut Gorge region including the Town of Lake Lure and Village of Chimney Rock. 

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21 Jan

531 bad bolts replaced in 2019!

CCC volunteers replaced 531 bolts in 2019! Yes 531! The replacements were 1:1 and the majority of the old bolts were pulled, with new bolts placed in the exact same hole. 

This effort is one of the biggest rebolting efforts in the nation! Thank you to the ASCA and Access Fund for your generous gifts of hardware. Thank you to all of those who contributed to the Hidden Valley bolt fund. Also, thank you board member Shannon Millsaps for spearheading so many of these replacement efforts! 

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