New River Rendezvous 2008

Photos by Daniel Brayack — The 6th annual fundraiser for New River Alliance of Climbers is known for its laid back atmosphere, killer venue, and top-notch organization. Folks started streaming in Thursday May 15th, enduring some early rain only to be rewarded by a sunny, breezy and perfect Saturday. Fundraising totals outstripped previous years, ensuring that the organization can continue its mission of replacing old hardware and maintaining trails. The most exciting news was the unequivocal success of the "Step Up or Stay Home" No-Waste Initiative. The practically empty dumpsters testified to the success of the plan. Read the recap by Mary Morton and the recap by Devaki Murch