Raptor Closure 2019 – Cumberland Narrows

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Effective March 1, 2019 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has closed a portion of the Cumberland Narrows, aka Lover’s Leap, cliffs in Cumberland Maryland to the public. This seasonal closures exists to protect Peregrine Falcons during their courtship, mating, … Continued

Mid Atlantic Climbers and Access Fund respond to lack of public engagement in regards to climbing closures at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

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On Friday, February 8, Mid Atlantic Climbers (MAC) and Access Fund (AF) sent a letter to express our disappointment in the continued lack of public engagement in regards to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park’s June 2017 Superintendent’s Compendium, Section 13 that lists rock climbing … Continued

The Best Intentions…

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The Best Intentions… Recently, approximately 500 feet of new trail was built between two small cliffs at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park without proper authorization by the National Park Service. While the trail builders likely had the best intentions – … Continued

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