Entries by Stephanie Giguere

REEL Rock 14 – Nov. 2nd

Sat. Nov. 2nd, 2019 Central Rock Gym Hadley 165 Russell St. Hadley, MA 6:00 – Doors open 6:30 – Short presentation on Sandisfield, MA acquisition 7:00 – REEL Rock begins Tickets: $20 – in advance $25 – at the door Click HERE to purchase tickets. Last year’s event SOLD OUT– make sure you buy your tickets now! *Please […]

3rd Quarterly Board Meeting– Sept. 18th

3rd Quarterly Board Meeting Wednesday, Sept. 18th at 7:00 PM, CRG Hadley. Get in on the action! WMCC board meetings are full of lively discussions about places you climb. Everyone is welcome. Agenda items:              -Farley signage and rescue plans              -Sandisfield acquisition updates and timeline   […]

Special WMCC Board Meeting

There will be a Special WMCC Board meeting Wednesday, June 26th at 7:00 PM, CRG Hadley. The main point of discussion will be the acquisition of the Sandisfield Crag (Hanging Mountain) in collaboration with the Ragged Mountain Foundation and the Access Fund. Jeff and Rob will lead discussion about the finances and schedule, including latest […]

Spring Trail Day, 2019

Spring Trail Day Farley Ledges, Sunday, May 19th 9:00-3:00 What to Expect: Never been to a trail day before? That’s Ok! Please bring work gloves and safety glasses. If you have a favorite shovel or other tool, bring that along too (labelled with name and phone number). We’ll provide coffee and a light breakfast. Meet […]

Peregrine Falcon Closure – Farley Ledges

Farley Ledges Peregrine Falcon Closure, 2019 The WMCC, in accordance to the wishes of Massachusetts Fish and Wildlife and abutting landowners, maintains a voluntary, seasonal closure of selected routes to enable nesting pairs of Peregrine Falcons to hatch and raise their offspring in peace. Please stay off all routes on the right side of Pot Ledge Buttress (starting […]

Second Quarterly Board Meeting – April 10th

WMCC Board Meeting Wednesday, April 10th, 7-9 PM At Central Rock Gym Hadley All are welcome! Agenda items include: -Review Minutes from Last Meeting -Review Recent Activities -Silent Auction Winter Seminars -First Aid kits -Upcoming Activities -Spring Trail Day -Rendezvous dates? -Membership -Farley Parking -New Business

Gym to Crag Seminar

Gym to Crag Seminar, a presentation by Michelle Dedischew. Learn the basics of climbing outdoors. We will cover local areas, basic etiquette, an example of a solid pack/gear to consider, and access/maintenance. Thursday, March 7th 7:00-9:00 Central Rock Gym Hadley, Party Room ———————————————————————— “Gym to Crag” is the second of two winter seminars hosted by the Western Mass […]

Western Mass Bouldering History: A film presentation on the past, present, and future of New England’s best bouldering

Western Mass Bouldering History: A film presentation on the past, present, and future of New England’s best bouldering A presentation by Jonah Meyer and Kai Webler. Watch archival footage of historic first ascents, learn more about the development of bouldering in Western Mass, and watch high-end video of modern first ascents. Tuesday, February 26th 7:00-9:00 […]

12th Annual Silent Auction

Show support for the places you love to climb. Join us at the WMCC’s 12th Annual Silent Auction. Sunday, March 24th 7:00-9:00 PM Esselon Cafe, Route 9, Hadley Please contact Danielle Rao at eyell151@yahoo.com with questions or to make a donation.

WMCC Board Meeting

Thank you to all who came! Wed. Jan. 23, 7-9 PM at CRG Hadley. Please join us at the WMCC board meeting to discuss plans for 2019. The meeting agenda items include: Access –  parking and building relationships with neighbors, Firstlight, and the town of Erving. Upcoming events – Winter Seminars, Silent Auction, Spring Trail Day, […]