Photo credit: Bryan Miller
19 Jan

2019 Peregrine Falcon Closures on National Forests

 

The annual closures for Peregrine Falcon nesting are in place from January 15 through August 15th. Please respect closure signs and notices and note that due to the government shutdown, signs are not yet up in all areas. New this area is the addition of flying drones in the areas near the nests and we suggest leaving your UAVs at home rather than risking disturbing the birds. It's not unusual to see these lifted early in some areas, but until we get that offiicial notice from the Forest Service the following areas are closed:

 

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02 Jan

Protectors Program

The CCC, in partnership with Rab, Petzl, Scarpa, Joey Henson Art, Nicolas Colquitt Art, Ground Up Sales, and Ground Up Publishing, were proud to introduce the Protectors Program in 2018. We had a fantastic first year and raised $7500 for climbing access! We are sold out of all 2018 premiums. Stay tuned for 2019!

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15 Jan

CCC Hires Executive Director

After 24 years as a volunteer-run non-profit, the work of the CCC and the opportunities to enhance climbing across the Carolinas led the board to decide that a full-time position was the best way to accomplish our goals. Thanks to generous donations from Trango e-Grips and the VF Foundation, we were able to fund the start of this new phase of the organization’s growth. After a search process, the Carolina Climbers Coalition is very pleased to announce the hiring of Mike Reardon as the organization’s first Executive Director.

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