- Who We Are
- What We Do
- News & Events
- Access Resources
- Take Action
- Join or Give
Latest News from NEVCA, VT
In time for the beginning of the ice climbing season, Northeastern Vermont Climber's Alliance has stocked the rescue cache near the south end of the ice routes on Mt. Pisgah. A second cache has been constructed, and will be installed in the Last Gentleman Ampitheater on December 16. Each cache contains a rescue backboard/sled and basic first aid supplies.
Call for Applications to the ACE Board of Directors, CO
Action Committee for Eldorado (ACE ) has openings on its board of directors. Directors are elected to three-year terms. ACE is an Access Fund Affiliate non-profit organization dedicated to representing climbers' interests in Eldorado Canyon State Park and preserving the opportunity to climb and the diversity of the climbing experience in Eldorado.
Climbers Proposal for LAC Accepted, KY
At the Limits of Acceptable Change (LAC) Workshop held on October 24, 2006 in Winchester, KY climbers presented a proposal regarding standards for climbing in Red River Gorge. This proposal was accepted by the overall LAC group with no changes except for the correction of a couple of typographical errors.
Climbing Still Closed at Cave Rock No Change On Pending Access Fund Lawsuit, NV
Nearly 1 years ago the Access Fund filed its most recent legal brief at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in the on-going attempt to keep climbing open at Cave Rock, a popular and important climbing area on the shore of Lake Tahoe in Nevada.
Farley Ledge, MA
The Western Massachusetts Climbers Coalition has signed a Purchase & Sale Agreement for 9-acres of land at the base of Farley Ledge. Located in Erving, MA, Farley Ledge represents some of the best climbing and bouldering in southern New England between Rumney and the Gunks.
Gunks Climbers Coalition Update, NY
It was a busy October for the Gunks Climbers Coalition. The month kicked off on October 7th with a benefit slideshow organized by Rock & Snow featuring Jason Kehl. Jasons eye-popping phantasms raised $1006 (and five Euros!) for the GCCs Waterworks Bouldering Project.
Last Chance Canyon, NM
The US Forest Service is currently developing a recreation management plan for Last Chance Canyon and as such has requested that all climbing route development be halted until they have time to draft the plan. The restrictions include no new bolting and no new trails or campsites.
Lawsuit Derails Yosemite National Park Management Plans
On November 3rd a federal judge ruled on a lawsuit filed by the Friends of Yosemite Valley resulting in a stoppage of "all ground disturbing projects in Yosemite" except for some minor road maintenance on the Valley Loop Road.
Lovers Leap, CA
Climbers topping out at Northern California's Lovers Leap may find not the peaceful alpine summit they expected but a roaring dust cloud of off-road motorcycles under a proposal by the El Dorado National Forest.
New River Gorge GMP Update; Lawsuit Challenges Proposed Land Development, WV
National Park Service (NPS) continues its General Management Plan (GMP) process for West Virginias New River Gorge National River. The GMP is the foundation for decision making in the park for the next fifteen to twenty years.