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?
-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 Climber’s Coalition this year. Seminars are free and everyone is invited to participate.

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 Central Rock Gym Hadley, Party Room


” Western Mass Bouldering History” is one of two Winter Seminars hosted by the Western Mass Climber’s Coalition this year. Seminars are free and everyone is invited to participate.

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 with questions or to make a donation.

Reel Rock 13



Thanks to everyone who bought tickets. See you Friday!

Get rreeaaddy for REEL ROCK! This November, REEL ROCK 13 blazes across the planet with a brand new collection of the year’s best climbing films, delivering jaw-dropping action, soulful journeys and rollicking humor.

Join us at Central Rock Gym in Hadley, MA. to watch four short films in Reel Rock 13: “The Age of Ondra,” “Up to Speed,” “Queen Maud Land” and “Valley of the Moon.”

Watch trailer

 *Purchase advance tickets online here

We hope you’re thirsty, because there will be plenty to drink from our cash beer and wine bar, as well as tastings by V-one Vodka. Of course, there will be pizza too!

Date: Fri., Dec. 14th

Doors open: 6:00

Show starts: 7:00

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door

Location: CRG Hadley – 165 Russell Street Hadley, MA 01035

All proceeds benefit WMCC.


WMCC Holiday Party, Dec. 2 @ High Horse

This year’s Holiday Party is also a special celebration for Earl and Glenna. We want to thank Earl and Glenna for all they have contributed to the local climbing community in the last 20 years, before they move.

It’s a potluck, so please bring food or dessert to share! Email Danielle Rao at to let us know what you plan to bring.


Sun. Dec. 2nd

6:00-10:00 PM



High Horse

in Amherst, MA




& cash for the bar


2018 WMCC Western Mass Rendezvous


The WMCC is bringing the Rendezvous to Erving, MA on October 20-21.
This year’s event will bring back entertainment, a BBQ, and parking
& camping all just minutes from Farley Ledge.

A trail day on Sunday will round out this great community event.

Shuttle services will be provided.

Tickets available at event

Guest Speaker Series with Jenn Flemming

Local rock-climbing star Jenn Flemming will present a slide show on her rock-climbing adventures around the world!

Date: Saturday, February 10, 8-10 pm

Location: Central Rock Gym-Hadley

Cost: -$5 for WMCC MEMBERS in advance ($10 at the door)

            -$10 for non-members  ($15 at the door)

            -Pizza and beverages (as much $ as you want to spend)

            *All proceeds go to benefit the land protection and climbing management activities of the WMCC!

REEL Rock 12

REEL ROCK 12 premieres four new short films that will deliver heart-thumping action, big laughs, and pure inspiration. Featuring Margo Hayes, the first woman to climb 5.15; Brad Gobright, an up-and-coming free soloist with a donut addiction; the return of Chris Sharma to the deep water soloing stage, and more. View the Trailer Here!

Friday, November 17th

Central Rock Gym, Russell Street, Hadley

Doors open at 5PM. Film starts at 7PM.

Cash beer & wine bar, pizza

Tickets: $10 online or $15 at the door.

*All proceeds benefit the WMCC!

“First Ascents-Super Crack to Everest”-Presented by Ed Webster

Join Ed Webster on his illustrated, narrated lecture covering his Worldwide summits and first ascents.

Tuesday, November 7. 2017

7pm @ the UMass Campus Center Auditorium

*Parking available at the UMass Campus Center Parking Garage

*Admission is free with suggested donation to the WMCC