The Transylvania Times -

By Park Baker
Staff Writer 

Local Young Rock Climbers Step Up - Brevard NC

 

Young local climbers who are members of the Brevard Rock Gym climbing team recently raised $2,000 for the Carolina Climbers Coalition. (Times photo by Park Baker)

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 $2,000.

The money will be used by the CCC to continue its mission to not only promote rock climbing in the region, but also pay lease agreements to private landowners who allow climbers to access some stellar routes that would otherwise be off limits.

The climb-a-thon event required that the young athletes remain honest. Each climb they did in the gym or on the rock was "sponsored" by friends...



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