A Concise History of the RRGCC
Granted easements to Access Fund
Purchased the Bald Rock Recreational Preserve
Access is secured to the Motherlode, Chocolate Factory, Bear's Den, and Unlode!
Purchased the Miller Fork Property
In May 2013 the RRGCC purchased the Miller Fork Property.
Final payment to complete PMRP purchase was made in October, 2012.
Refinancing with the AF
The RRGCC and AF get together to refinance the remaining mortgage, saving the RRGCC approximately $10k!
The RRGCC officially obtains our non-profit, 501(c)3 status from the IRS.
RRGCC formally re-names property as the “Pendergrass-Murray Recreational Preserve”.
Private: Restraining Order
On February 4, 2004 obtains a Temporary Restraining Order against Charmane Oil Co. compelling them to stop blocking access and towing cars.
On January 20, 2004 the RRGCC purchases the Murray Property from Mattie Murray.
US Forest Service bans bolting in Red River Gorge.
Private: Climbers Towed
Charmane Oil Co. blocks climber access to Murray Property and tows climber’s cars.
On September 25, 2002 the RRGCC obtains an option to purchase the Murray Property.
MOU with USFS
Signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the US Forest Service on February 7, 2000.
RRGCC President, Hugh Loeffler, obtains express permission for climbing on the Murray Property.
Red River Gorge Climbers’ Coalition formed in response to Draconian US Forest Service “Climbing Management Guide” lifting bolting ban.
Climbers establish first sport climbing routes in the “Southern Region”.
Mattie Murray inherits the D.B. Pendergrass property.
Tracts of Land
Daniel Boone Pendergrass purchases two tracts of land in Lee Co., Kentucky, one along Bald Rock Fork and one in Coal Bank Hollow.