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Black Lives Matter, Black Climbers Belong

Over the last few weeks, we've witnessed how the killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and many others have galvanized protests around racial inequality. Black Lives Matter. Not only do Black Lives Matter, climbers of color belong in climbing organizations, in leadership positions, and at every single crag across our state. Racism, [...]

Black Lives Matter, Black Climbers Belong2020-06-10T10:50:30-07:00

2019 Lost Ledge Bouldering Area Open

Access Fund and Washington Climbers Coalition Open a Unique New Bouldering Area Access Fund and Washington Climbers Coalition (WCC) are excited to announce the official opening of a unique new bouldering area near Bellingham, Washington: Lost Ledge in Larrabee State Park. This  cluster of sandstone boulders along the Chuckanut Mountain escarpment provides high-quality bouldering [...]

2019 Lost Ledge Bouldering Area Open2019-05-22T16:27:12-07:00

March 1, 2019 Falcon Closure at Newhalem

Newhalem Seasonal Raptor Closure Starts March 1st - Opportunity To Volunteer Starting March 1, 2019, a seasonal raptor closure will be in place for select Newhalem climbing areas to protect nesting Peregrine falcons in the Ross Lake National Recreation Area of North Cascades National Park. Currently, six pairs of nesting raptors select nest sites [...]

March 1, 2019 Falcon Closure at Newhalem2019-03-05T15:05:56-08:00

2018 Index Update

Site work for new toilet Arborist assessment  Work with railroad, county, state parks Project timeline (spring or fall) If you’ve been to Index lately, maybe you’ve noticed some staking and flagging around the start of the Lower Town Wall access trail. We’re getting ready to put in a toilet! [...]

2018 Index Update2018-10-03T00:44:12-07:00