Catoctin Mountain Park Access Update

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As reported last February, comments to the Catoctin Mountain Park Superintendent’s Compendium by Mid Atlantic Climbers and the Access Fund resulted in the beginning of a dialogue with park staff about the future of bouldering access. Since 2012, bouldering in … Continued

Rockfest Recap 2015

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The last Saturday of August was a beautiful day at Coopers Rock, WV, and climbers from DC, MD, VA, WV and PA gathered at the Trout Pond for a day of trail work and maintenance projects at one of the regions … Continued

Sad Day for Carderock

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Thursday, August 8th was a sad day for one of our favorite local climbing areas. A large portion of the X-Face at Carderock was vandalized. Names, simple shapes, and scratch-outs were carved into the rock face using smaller rocks as … Continued

Skyline Drive Temporary Closure

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Heads up! Due to a winter full of freezes and thaws, there has been significant rockfall at the Mary’s Rock tunnel on Skyline Drive.  Shenandoah National Park will be closing Skyline Drive between mile marker 31.7 and 33 to perform maintenance at … Continued

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