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Madison Altman Leads Tornados Climbing Team At Nationals

The Brevard College climbing team concluded its 2018-19 season with a trip to the USA Climbing Collegiate National Championships held this past weekend at Climb Murfreesboro in Murfreesboro, Tenn. The Tornados finished in 62nd place out of 94...

 

New Playground Built At The Family Place

A brand new playground greeted the children at The Family Place's Brevard location. A team of 20 volunteers worked under the direction of Ona Armstrong (of Firefly Valley Design and Consulting) to...

 

Altman, Brown Take Top Three Spots In Climbing Competition

Brevard College student-athletes Madison Altman and Danielle Brown finished in second and third place, respectively, to lead the BC climbing team at the Tennessee Bouldering Authority Collegiate Competition held on Saturday. Altman finished the...

 

BC's Madison Altman Places Second At Tornados' Climbing Competition - Brevard NC

The Brevard College climbing team hosted its USA Climbing Fall Collegiate Competition on Saturday at the Brevard Rock Gym with 43 climbers competing on the collegiate level. Madison Altman, competing in her first collegiate competition, finished in...

 

Pisgah Conservancy Hires Trails Specialist - Brevard NC

The Pisgah Conservancy (PC) has recently doubled its number of employees, bringing it up to two. With the hiring of Davis Wax as a trails specialist, the PC will fill a much-needed gap coordinating volunteer trail work days with the U.S. Forest...

 

Local Climber Signs With Brevard

Brevard climbing coach Travis Gray announced that local youth climber, Dawson Jacobs, will join the varsity program as part of the class of 2023. Jacobs hails from Brevard and is completing his...

 

Series Of National Forest Meetings Planned

This month, experts representing a diverse group of conservation, recreation and business interests will take part in a series of special panel events on the future of the Nantahala and Pisgah...

 

Adlai Marquez Ready To Rock In Salt Lake City

Fifteen-year-old Adlai Marquez, a local rock climber, has made it to the national stage. Marquez, his mom and grandmother leave today for Salt Lake City, Utah, for the 2018 USA Climbing Bouldering...

 

Ippolito Takes Third For Tornados In Climbing Competition – Brevard NC

The Brevard College Climbing team saw success for the third week in a row as they recently raveled to Knoxville, Tenn., for a competition hosted by the University of Tennessee on Saturday. Freshman Evan Ippolito (Bangor, Pa.) climbed his way to a thi...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 6, 2017

Climber Aims High In Salt Lake City – Brevard NC

Brevard local Dawson Jacobs has made it into the USA Climbing National Bouldering Youth Championship for the second year in a row. The 16-year-old, his family and Brevard Rock Gym owner Cameron Austin...

 

CAN'd Aid Foundation Distributed Water, Instruments And Bicycles – Brevard NC

The CAN’d Aid Foundation has announced its impacts. CAN’d Aid, a nonprofit formed by Dale Katechis, is working hard to make a difference in communities throughout the U.S. In 2016, the organization donated a total of $340,000 dollars, built &...

 

Brevard College Introduces Climbing As Competitive Sport – Brevard NC

Brevard College Athletics is excited to announce the addition of competition climbing to its list of competitive sports, after the team's continued success as a club sport. "Rock climbing will be an...

 
 By Park Baker    News    September 1, 2016

Local Young Rock Climbers Step Up - Brevard NC

The Brevard Rock Gym climbing team recently held a climb-a-thon and donated the proceeds to the Carolina Climbers Coalition (CCC). The team, whose members number about 25 young climbers, raised...

 
 By Park Baker    News    February 1, 2016

Jacobs Competing At National Bouldering Competition - Brevard NC

The rock climbing community is sending another young athlete to a national level competition. Dawson Jacobs, 15, has been training hard for the Bouldering Youth National Championships in Madison,...

 

Oskar Blues Brewery Posts 30 Percent Growth During 2015

Oskar Blues Brewery, the first craft brewery in the country to brew and hand-can their beer, has announced continued strong growth, achieving over 30 percent growth in year-over-year sales. The...

 

Clinging On For Fun

The Carolina Climbers Coalition hosted the 2015 Rumbling Bald Bouldering competition last month. Hundreds of area rock hounds came out in the unseasonably warm temperatures to climb. To learn more...

 

Hold On

Brevard Rock Gym hosted a bouldering competition last Saturday and local rock hounds turned up to show what they were made of. Competitors had to climb set routes and get two signatures to show that...

 
 By Park Baker    Features    August 10, 2015

Local Climber Rocks At National Championship – Brevard NC

For the second time in two years, the climbing community in Brevard has sent another young climber to the national championships. Kendrick Austin, a 13-year-old with a talent and passion for...

 

Roberts, Bullard And Holland Earn Eagle Scout Rank – Brevard NC

Boy Scout Venturing Crew 710 finished the year strong with three of its members - Joe Roberts, Jacob Bullard, and Ryan Holland - earning the rank of Eagle Scout. The three, now graduates of Brevard...

 

Bouldering In Looking Glass’s Shadow

Hidden in the shadow of Looking Glass Rock, amongst the granite boulders and towering old-growth trees, is a veritable playground for a certain type of rock climbers who seek out short, but...

 

Bouldering In Transylvania County

“The climbing in Transylvania County is incredible,” said Phil Hoffman, owner of Looking Glass Outfitters. “It’s one of the area’s most under-appreciated resources. “From the bouldering...

 

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