Photo credit: Adam Johnson
09 Oct

Kayah Gaydish Stewardship Awards

We are pleased to announce the recipients of this year's Kayah Gaydish Stewardship awards. Established in honor of Kayah, a former board member and beloved member of the local climbing and conservation communities, these awards recognize individuals who have gone above and beyond in their efforts to sustain climbing areas in the Carolinas. 

This year's winners are:

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09 Oct

Annual Meeting

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:

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02 Oct

Forest Planning Comments

The Natahala-Pisgah forest planning process ie entering a new phase and comments and plans have been submitted. Thanks to Zachary Lesch-Huie of the Access Fund for spearheading a lot of this work for the climbing community. The Access Fund and the CCC have signed on to the Forest Partnership group's recommendations, which included our language on fixed anchors in the forest, and submitted our own letter specifically addressing the climber desired outcomes in the process.

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