About the RRGCC

The Red River Gorge Climbers’ Coalition (RRGCC) is an organization operating in Kentucky’s famed Red River Gorge. The RRGCC is dedicated to ensuring climbing in the Red, known for its steep, pocketed cliffs, stays open for climbers from around the world to enjoy.

What They Do

This is done in several ways, most notably by the purchase of large tracts of land. The RRGCC, on behalf of climbers everywhere, own two fantastic climbing areas; the Pendergrass Murray Recreational Preserve (PMRP) and Miller Fork Recreational Preserve (MFRP), with hundreds of routes on each and more being established regularly. The PMRP was paid off in 2013, making it the largest land purchase in history by a local climbing organization. The RRGCC is currently working to pay off the MFRP, raising money to pay down their $30,000/year mortgage made possible through the Access Fund’s Conservation Loan Program.

RRGCC Events

The RRGCC and its supporters host many trail days and fundraisers throughout the year, including the Johnny and Alex Trail Day each summer and Rocktoberfest every October.

Support RRGCC

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