June 1st (National Trails Day)
June 5-8th & June 25 – 29th (Open), 2019
Celebrate National Trails Day with the Southeastern Climbers Coalition & the Access Fund – Jeep Conservation Team at Denny Cove in South Cumberland State Park. We will work on the approach trail to Denny East and continue tackling the staging area at the Buffet Wall. If you can’t make it for the event on June 1st, the SCC and Conservation Team will be out there working for the following weeks working and will take volunteers on those days as well. There will be beer at the end of the event, and more excitement to be announced!
Hell’s Kitchen & Dogwood West
March – April, 2019
Trail Days – Get dirty and sweat it out to maintain sustainable access to these amazing boulders! Meet at the trailhead at 9 AM with water and snacks for the day. Register for more info (and so we have enough sweet swag for you to go home with!)
Tours – Learn more about the boulders and how to get around! Join fellow climbers and Access Fund Southeast Regional Direct Zach Lesch-Huie for a tour through the boulder fields. Meet at trailhead at 10 AM with shoes, chalk and pad (optional).
Climber Ribbon Cutting – April 6th @ 10 AM – Celebrate the acquisition of Dogwood West and Hell’s Kitchen!
Yellow Bluff needs your love! The trail to the crag has suffered erosion due to this wet, rainy winter. There are other much-needed clean-up projects to be tackled as well.
Let us know you’re coming – Register for more details!
Questions? Contact our Yellow Bluff area rep Alicia firstname.lastname@example.org !
Stone Summit Atlanta
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Tickets are $10 advanced, $12 at the door and include 1 drink ticket.
Doors open at 6:30, movie starts at 7:30. Join us early for a pre-film happy hour and for your last chance to pre-register for Float the Boat.
Red Bull will be providing a signature cocktail and Sierra Nevada will provide beer. Bring a chair or crash pad to sit on–we will have limited seats available.
In other News:
Prentice Cooper (Tennessee Wall) has announced the 2018 hunting closure dates: October 4-6, 20-21, 25-27 November 2-4, 24-29 No climbing is allowed during these dates.read more
Crockford-Pigeon Mountain (Rocktown, Lost Wall, and Zahnd) have announced their 2018 hunting closure dates: October 13-14 November 8-10 December 5-8 No climbing is allowed during these dates.read more
Hi Everyone, SCC Stewardship Director Angie Langevin here with an update on the Hell’s Kitchen Trail! Folks often ask me “Why is this new boulder field called Hell’s Kitchen?” While the true answer may be buried at the foot of the Cumberland Plateau...read more
The Access Fund and SCC have recently acquired a boulder field called Hell’s Kitchen and a property securing a critical access point to the Dogwood Boulders. Together we are working to raise $167,000 to cover the purchase price, transaction costs, and necessary trail and stewardship improvements for sustainable access.read more
REI recently awarded the SCC with a grant to team up with Access Fund Conservation Team to work on giving the Salad Bar Wall and Buffet Wall trails a “facelift”.read more
The SCC and Access Fund have acquired Denny Cove, a 685-acre parcel of land in eastern Tennessee, which is now open to climbing.read more
All climbers must get a hunting or fishing pass for GA WMA areas. Get a pass for Rocktown, Zhand, and Lost Wall.read more
The SCC teamed up with Cherokee Rock Village to host the second graffiti removal trail day on April 23, 2016 .read more
Thanks to a grant from the American Alpine Club, and a team of local climbers — most of the King’s Bluff graffitti has been removed.read more