Awards & Recognition:

2022 Climbing Advocate award for Land Conservation

The Access Fund recognized the WMCC for our work to purchase and conserve Hanging Mountain.

Partner Organizations:

The Access Fund

The Access Fund is a national organization whose mission, like our own, is to keep climbing areas open and conserve the climbing environment. They support over 100 Local Climbing Organizations, including the WMCC!

AMC Berkshire Chapter Mountaineering Committee

The AMC Berkshire Mountaineering Committee runs rock climbing trips. Check out their upcoming events if you are looking for climbing instruction or partners to climb outside.

AMC Boston Chapter Mountaineering Committee

The AMC Boston Mountaineering Committee also runs climbing trips at Quincy Quarries and other locations. If you are interested in learning to climb outside or learn to ice climb, check out their awesome programs! Check out SendHers, a network of women adventurers and allies within the AMC Boston climbing community.

Hilltown Land Trust

HLT is a land trust that owns the Steven’s Property, and area with excellent moderate boulders. We are currently working on securing an MOU with HLT for formal access to bouldering on the Steven’s Property.

The Trustees of Reservations

The Trustees is a vibrant organization that manages a variety of areas in Massachusetts, including Chapel Ledges and Becket Quarry.

North Quabbin Woods

Nearby Local Climbing Organizations:

Southeast New England Climbers Coalition (SNECC)

Thacher Climbing Coalition (TCC)

Rumney Climbers Association (RCA)

Monadnock Climbers Association (MCA)

Crag VT

Central New Hampshire Climbers’ Association

Ragged Mountain Foundation (RMF)

Local Gyms:

Central Rock Gym

MetroRock Climbing Gym

Rock Spot Climbing

Boston Bouldering Project

Other Climbing Organizations:

Brown Girls Climb

American Alpine Club

Other Resources:

Eastern Mountain Sports

Leave No Trace

Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

Mountain Project

New England Climbs