Western Massachusetts Climbers Coalition, Ragged Mountain Foundation, and Access Fund are pleased to announce the acquisition of Hanging Mountain, a new climbing area in Sandisfield, Massachusetts

Crag info coming soon

Community Support Needed 

We now need the community’s support to raise $120,000 to pay off the Climbing Conservation Loan and complete site improvements that will include an access road, parking lot, and trailhead amenities to facilitate public access.

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As we focus our efforts on new opportunities, you can help us reach our goals by checking out an upcoming event or just donating today! Becoming a member of the WMCC strengthens the local climbing community and puts us to work protecting our climbing resources.

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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 […]

WMCC Listening Session: Thurs. Oct. 15th, 7:00-8:30pm

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee invites you to a 90 minute listening session on Zoom, on Oct. 15th, moderated by Sarah Rasmussen. This is a space for climbers from marginalized communities to share their experiences, stories, suggestions, and ideas for how to create more welcome and inclusive outdoor spaces. Members of the DEI Committee hope to […]

Hanging Mountain Zoom Presentation Oct. 7th

-Hanging Mountain Zoom Presentation- Wed. Oct. 7th, 7:00-8:00pm   Curious about what the WMCC/RMF Joint Stewardship Committee has been working on this summer? Join us on Zoom for an eye opening presentation on the Conservation Easement and Management Plan, MassWildlife’s Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program, a brief overview of routes, infrastructure, and finances, as […]

Sept. 16th, 2020 Board Meeting Zoom Recording

Missed the last board meeting? Take a minute to watch the recording. Agenda items from the meeting included: Nominations and elections Finances Hanging Mountain Update JEDI committee proposal Membership Draft of Farley disclaimer notice New business  

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