Hanging Mountain Fundraising Campaign

In 2019, the Western Mass Climbers’ Coalition and the Ragged Mountain Foundation accepted a $120,000 Climbing Conservation loan from the Access Fund to purchase the land for Hanging Mountain. Please consider supporting our campaign to raise the funds to pay back the Access Fund loan and to build critical infrastructure, such as a driveway, parking lot, kiosk, and trails. Read acquisition press release

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JDEI Listening Session

Tuesday, Jan. 12th, 7:00pm The Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee is hosting another Listening Session, facilitated by committee member Amelia Tarren. This will be a a safe place for marginalized members of the climbing community to share their stories. We’d love to hear from you! All attendees must complete the google form and register in advance […]

4th Quarterly Board Meeting

Thurs. Dec. 10th, 7:00pm Looking for a way to stay connected with the climbing community as it gets colder? Join our board meeting! Board meetings are open to the public. Crack a beer and join us on zoom to welcome our newest board members, discuss the latest news about Hanging Mountain and more. Agenda: New […]

DEI Information Session

Tues. Dec. 1st, 7:00pm-8:30pm Curious about what Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion looks like in the outdoors world? Wondering how you can be apart of this work? WMCC and Briana Blanchard of the Red River George Climbers Coalition are hosting an info session to explore these topics! Join us for a discussion on the framework […]

Hanging Mountain Update

We hope to announce a date for the soft opening of Phase One in the next two to three weeks! We are currently awaiting permitting before opening, and Hanging Mountain remains closed to the public at this time.   The 2020 Phase One opening of Hanging Mountain will include six crags on the right side […]

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