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Gunks Climbers' Coalition Offers Joint Membership with Access Fund
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9/15/2011
The Gunks Climbers' Coalition has joined forces with the Access Fund for the good of climbers and climbing access along the Shawangunk Ridge and surrounding areas.

Park Officials Announce Denali Fee Increase
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9/14/2011
Last fall word spread of a fee increase proposal at Denali that could go as high as $500. After a year of working with the American Alpine Club and American Mountain Guides Association to investigate the scope and associated budget of the mountaineering program, we are happy to report that the fee increase is lower than originally expected.

Access Fund Announces Second Round Grant Recipients
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9/12/2011
The Access Fund is pleased to announce the second round of the Climbing Preservation Grant Program for 2011. For the first time this year, Access Fund members were given the opportunity to rate grant projects, helping the Access Fund decide which projects they were most interested in funding. In this round of grants, the Access Fund awarded over $20,000 to support local climbing activism and conservation of the climbing environment.

BLM Remains Determined to Close Massacre Rocks, ID
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8/15/2011

Last month the Bureau of Land Management in Idaho announced their proposal to close up to 600 acres at Massacre Rocks near American Falls. The Access Fund is working with local climbers to propose a more balanced management of climbing and cultural resources.



The New Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife
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8/15/2011

On July 1st the former Division of Wildlife and Parks and Outdoor Recreation merged becoming the Division of Parks and Wildlife (DPW). Introduced by Governor Hickenlooper as primarily a cost-saving measure, the consolidation leads to concerns over the future of climbing access in Colorado.



New Additions to the Access Fund Programs Team
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8/9/2011

The Access Fund is pleased to announce new additions to the Programs Team to further assist the American climbing community with access issues and stewardship projects nationwide.



REI, Outdoor Research, and CLIF® BAR to be Supporting Sponsors of the Access Fund - Jeep® Climbing Conservation Team
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7/28/2011
The Access Fund, the national advocacy organization that keeps climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment, is excited to announce the Jeep® brand as the title sponsor of the Access Fund’s new traveling Conservation Team, with REI, Outdoor Research, and CLIF BAR as the supporting sponsors of the program.

REI, Outdoor Research, and CLIF® BAR to be Supporting Sponsors of the Access Fund - Jeep® Climbing Conservation Team
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

7/28/2011
The Access Fund, the national advocacy organization that keeps climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment, is excited to announce the Jeep® brand as the title sponsor of the Access Fund’s new traveling Conservation Team, with REI, Outdoor Research, and CLIF BAR as the supporting sponsors of the program.

Access Fund Partners with the Jeep Brand to Mobilize Climbing Conservation Team
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

7/25/2011
The Access Fund, the national advocacy organization that keeps climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment, is thrilled to announce the Jeep® brand, as the title sponsor of the Access Fund’s new traveling Conservation Team.

Access Fund Releases Free Climbing News Application for Smart Phone Users
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7/19/2011

The Access Fund is excited to announce the release of its new smartphone application that delivers breaking news in the climbing world. Iphone® and Android® users can pick and choose which news feeds to receive from a variety of climbing media outlets.



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