Park service to hold meeting on climbing in New River Gorge

LANSING, WV (WOAY) – The New River Gorge National Park and Preserve is inviting the public to a meeting to give updates on the status of rock climbing in the park.

The park will update climbers on new projects, volunteer events, natural resource initiatives, the moratorium on new climbing routes, and climbing stewards.

Anyone involved in the climbing community is invited to attend. It’s being held at the Canyon Rim Visitor Center on May 23 at 6 p.m.

If you are unable to attend, you can send comments to the park service by emailing alyssa_wegner@nps.gov or mailing them to the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, Attn: Alyssa Wegner, P.O. Box 246, Glen Jean, WV 25846.

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