These are some of the things that the Washington Climbers Coalition did in 2017:
Elwha River / Waka Beach Crag, Aril 15: WCC teamed up with Olympic Peninsula Climbers to do trailwork and cleanup at this remarkable area near Port Angeles.
Larrabee State Park, April 16: WCC joined up with American Alpine Institute and Washington State Parks to do grafitti removal and general cleanup at this wasterside bouldering area near Bellingham.
Seattle May 4: WCC announces fundraising effort for 2nd toilet at Vantage. (Goal met and fundraising concluded August 15 – watch for new toilet in 2018).
Leavenworth, May 6: WCC joined the Leavenworth Mountain Association and the American Alpine Club, along with several other groups, to do stewardship and trailwork as part of this the annual Rockfest event.
Darrington, June 3: 35 volunteers joined the WCC, The Mountaineers, and U. S. Forest Service rangers to improve the hiking trail for Three O’clock Rock on National Trails Day.
Gold Bar, June 15, 22 and 29: Over 50 volunteers joined the Access Fund, WCC, and DNR to improve trail access and perform other stewardship at this highly popular bouldering area.
North Bend, August 5, 12, and 26: 45 volunteers worked on the new hiking and rock climbing access trail at Exit 38 Far Side with the Access Fund, the WCC, Mountains to Sound Greenway, and the Department of Natural Resources.
Index, August 19, 26 and September 2: Access Fund and WCC hosted trail projects as part of an ongoing effort to spruce up the area pending a transfer of the Lower Town Wall property to Washington State Parks.
Tieton River, September 23 and 30: WCC and Access Fund and 25 volunteers completed trail work and restoration at Royal Columns.
Seattle, September 25: WCC donates $2,000.00 to Save Lake Serene Trail campaign undertaken by Forterra.
Big things are under way for 2018.