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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 […]

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 […]

Third Quarterly Board Meeting

Wed. Sept. 16th, 7:00pm Temperatures are dropping and it’s time for the next board meeting. We will be hosting the meeting on Zoom and everyone is welcome to join! We are currently accepting nominations for board members and will be holding elections during the board meeting. Agenda: Nominations and elections Finances Hanging Mountain Update JEDI […]

Farley Lot Reopens July 6th, 2020

Good news; the Farley lot is reopening Monday, July 6th! WMCC volunteers will be present the first weekend after opening, and updated maps of Farley crags and trails will be available at the main lot. Parking is always a concern when climbing at Farley Ledges. In order to secure a spot in the main lot, […]

Access Update 6/20/2020

The WMCC is now condoning climbing at all western MA crags (see climbgneiss.org) EXCEPT Farley and Hanging Mountain, and will keep the Farley parking lot CLOSED until Rumney opens again. The Farley parking lot is not able to handle a large influx of climbers and illegal parking is an issue which has jeopardized climbing access […]

North East Local Climbing Organization Letter to Climbers

Dear Fellow Climber: Local Climbing Organizations, Access Fund, partner organizations and land managers throughout the Northeast have been in discussions regarding what it means for us as society begins to reopen. Between being cooped up inside, gyms being closed, and nicer weather upon us, we sympathize with your desire to get out and climb. However, […]