We had a most amazing Rumble this year. The turn out was bigger than ever before! Huge thanks to all volunteers, sponsors, and competitors who came out to support! We had over 250 competitors and over 350 participants! $2000 of the profits of this event were donated to the Town of Lake Lure for their Buffalo Creek Park parking lot expansion. We also hope to have some great NEW ACCESS news coming soon, and each dollar spent at the Rumble will be going towards these new access efforts.
The Carolina Climbers Coalition work closely with USFS and NC Wildlife Resource Commission biologists each year to ensure that peregrine falcon closures are accurate per eyrie sites, and help balance conservation of the species with reasonable access to climbing destinations. Thank you, climbers, for respecting these USFS closure zones and for helping protect this amazing species.
Trango and Tenaya Climbing have been pivotal in our success as an organization. Each year, Trango/ Tenaya's support helps us open new climbing areas, maintain impacts on existing climbing areas, and bring together the community. Take a look at this article from Outdoor Sports Wire, highlighting Trango/ Tenayas support of the CCC!
Linville Gorge, Short Off, Looking Glass Rock, Whiteside, Big Green, Cedar Rock, all boulders in National Forest, Sam’s Ice, The Dump, and so many more of our beloved climbing areas will be affected by the Pisgah Nantahala Land Management Forest Plan. The Forest Plan will guide forest management for the next twenty years. At the CCC, we have been a part of the planning process since 2012 along with our access partners, Access Fund, and dozens of partnering stakeholders.
Attached is the Rumble Ropes Score card for 2023. Use this to strategize!
That's right, the Rumble is back! Click here to register for our 7th annual bouldering and roped climbing competition at Rumbling Bald.
Big thanks to title sponsors The Riveter!
We are sold out currently but working on putting together some other packages!
The Pilot Mountain fire affected nearly 1000 acres. CCC representatives Bryce Mahoney and AJ Jackson had permission to review the climbing area shortly after the fires went out. Little permanent damage was done to the climbing areas, but we will have some upcoming trail days to continue to improve sustainability of the trail and base. Stay tuned!