Locals start development of Hanging Mountain

Many locals are already hard at work, donating their time and energy to establish this brand new climbing area. Dolci Mascolo, pictured below, and her partner, Ryan Stefiuk, have been busy developing new routes. Please note that public access is limited for now, as trails and other infrastructure are built. Please contact wmcc@climbgneiss.org if you […]

New Northeast Climbing Destination Secured!

Western Mass Climbers Coalition, Ragged Mountain Foundation, and Access Fund Partner to Acquire Hanging Mountain in Southwest Massachusetts!
November 20, 2019 – Western Massachusetts Climbers Coalition (WMCC), Ragged Mountain Foundation (RMF), and Access Fund are pleased to announce the acquisition of Hanging Mountain, a new climbing area in Sandisfield, Massachusetts. Situated on 14 acres, Hanging Mountain may be the biggest find in Northeastern climbing in decades. Once fully established, this hidden gem will provide climbers with approximately 150 – 200 traditional and sport routes, some up to two pitches.

Fall 2019 Trail Day at Farley Ledges

Sun. Nov. 3rd  (Rain date: Sun. Nov. 17th) 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Meet us at the main lot at Farley Ledges. Please do your part to maintain the trails at Farley Ledges. We all use the trails, and we should all help to maintain and improve them. Most tools will be provided by the WMCC. Feel […]

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 […]

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 […]