Board Meeting Minutes December 2017


The members of the Carolina Climbers Coalition board met on December 3, 2017 at the REI in Asheville, North Carolina. We utilized their meeting room to talk about our status and future. We appreciate the continued support of REI.


Brian Payst, President

Will Goodson, Treasurer

Cameron Cassan, Secretary

Mike Trew, Northern Mountains Rep

Mike Reardon, Southern Mountains Rep 1

Annual Meeting - 2017

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:

REI Grants, American Alpine Club Grant

For the second time, the CCC is the recipient of grants from REI. We're deeply thankful for the support and for REI's continued work to promote responsible and sustainable recreation. We received 3 different grants this year for a total of $27,000!

Sauratown Trail - $17,000 (from REI)

Board Meeting Minutes, January 2017

The CCC board met on January 15, 2017 at the new Hickory Nut Gorge Brewery after the Rumbling Bald trail day sponsored by Chimney Rock State Park. We sat on the porch by the Broad River and discussed our current affairs.



The CCC works on a variety of different types of projects ranging from land acquisition to policy to climber education. Here's a sampling of some of our work:

Eagle Rock

Board Meeting Minutes, Spring 2016

The CCC Board met on March 19th, 2016 at Brad Caldwell’s house after a day of climbing at Big Rock, SC. Brad was kind enough to hook us up with home brews and food and let us take over his basement for a meeting. A number of topics were discussed, here's the highlights.


Annual Meeting 2015

The annual CCC meeting was held on 12/11 at the Lake Lure Community Center basketball court. We went old school. In addition to general updates, the board proposed the following list of candidates for various positions where current terms will expire and all were approved by those present. Congratulations to new and returning board members!

Annual Meeting 2014

The 2014 meeting was held at the Foscoe Grandfather Community Center on October 3rd. Over 60 enthusiastic climbers attended and heard the latest updates from the CCC. Many thanks to everyone who came out, it was great to have so many psyched CCC members and supporters in one place. If you missed the meeting, the presentation slides are available below. 

Annual Meeting 2012

The fall meeting of the CCC was held on Friday, October 5th at 7:30 PM in the Foscoe community center. The turn out was very good with around 80 people present. See the attached document for the full run down of everything that was presented including ara updates, but here are the highlights:

Annual Meeting 2010

Spring 2010 CCC Public Meeting

This general meeting was held February 27, 2010 at 6:00 PM in La Strada Bar & Grill in Lake Lure, NC.

Attendees: Anthony Love, President; Zachary Lesch-Huie, Vice President; Scott Gilliam, Secretary; Brian Payst, Web Admin; Jessa Goebel, Northern Mountains Rep; Phil Hoffman, Southern Mountains Rep; Stephen Scoff, South Craolina Rep; Ron Funderburke, At-Large Member; Shane Messer, At-Large Member; and a record number of non-board members and non-members.


Call to order: Around 6:20 PM, Anthony called the meeting to order and presented an agenda for the meeting.