The CCC's annual meeting was held on October 6th at the Fosce Community Center. 50+ people were there to hear updates on the year and a discussion of the future of the CCC. If you missed the meeting, here are the highlights and the full presentation:

  • We acquired Buckeye Knob and easements on the Barn Boulders
  • This year we received over $73,000 in grants¬†
  • Once a new trail is complete, Eagle Rock in Chimney Rock State Park will be open for climbing
  • We have a new Sauratown access lease that runs until 2037
  • The climbing season at Table Rock, SC has been extended by over a month
  • Hidden Valley got a new kiosk
  • Big Rock, SC got a new parking lot and trail
  • Working with the Access Fund, we got the forest planning group to agree to fixed anchor language in the proposal for the Nantahala-Pisgah National Forest
  • Board terms have been extended to 3 years instead of 2
  • Listening / input sessions and board discussions around the structure and the sustainable future of the CCC are underway
  • We gave this year's Kayah Gaydish Stewardship Awards to: Jon Lane, Tony McGee and Wes Cooler

Overall, it was quite the year and we look forward to the next one. Thanks to everyone who came out for the meeting and for all the support!