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Yosemite Valley/Merced Update
The Access Fund is working with our partners to influence the Yosemite Valley planning process and advocate for management policies that protect the unique values associated with the Merced Wild and Scenic River, while allowing for responsible climbing and camping opportunities.
Video: Erik Weihenmayer Climbs The Naked Edge to Benefit Access Fund
On Thursday November 5, blind climber Erik Weihenmayer tackled his hardest route to date – Eldorado Canyon’s The Naked Edge – to benefit the Access Fund. Watch the video.
Carolina Climbers Coalition and the Access Fund Set to Purchase Rumbling Bald West Side Boulders in North Carolina
The Carolina Climbers Coalition and the Access Fund announced today the intent to purchase and conserve the Rumbling Bald West Side Boulders in North Carolina to protect against development.
A Plan for the Buttermilks Human Waste Issue
The Access Fund, local climbers, and USFS met earlier this month to work out a plan of action to install and maintain a pit toilet in the Buttermilks.
Access Fund’s New Visa Platinum Rewards Card Offers a New Way to Support the Cause
The Access Fund and CardPartner, Inc. have joined forces to launch the Access Fund Visa® affinity Platinum Rewards credit card.
Access Fund Receives Thanks from Yosemite National Park
Access Fund receives a letter of thanks from Yosemite National Park for support of the park's climbing management program this year. The Access Fund provided a grant for the Rock Climbing in Yosemite Brochure and Climbing Area Map, and provided input from the beginning on content, design, and layout.
Urge Minnewaska State Park to Allow Climbing
Help us urge the New York Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation to authorize a process for resource surveys that will determine appropriate climbing access in Minnewaska State Park Preserve.
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Access Fund Brings Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival to Berkeley, CA
The Access Fund and guest emcee Timmy O'Neill set to host the Wild & Scenic Environmental Film Festival in Berkeley, California, on Thursday, November 12th, 2009. Buy tickets now!
Gunks Climbers’ Coalition End-of-Climbing-Season Soirée
The Gunks Climbers’ Coalition invites climbers, hikers, and nature lovers to a gala event, celebrating the acquisition of an area of large boulders amid deep, wooded beauty and valley light in Rosendale. The event on Saturday, November 7 at 6:30pm at the Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center, 3197 Route 44/55, Gardiner, NY.
Access Fund Announces Third Round Grant Recipients for 2009
In the third round of the Climbing Preservation Grant Program for 2009, the Access Fund awarded over $11,500 to support local climbing activism and conservation of the climbing environment.