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Save Sandstone Bouldering!
Climbing access to the Sandstone boulders in Minnesota needs your help! The area was recently purchased by the Parks & Trail Council of Minnesota (PTCM) who needs help raising money for acquisition costs and trailhead improvements.
The Conservation Team in Rumney, NH
Eddie and Claire have been busy in New Hampshire as the Access Fund-Jeep Conservation Team worked with the Rumney Climbers Association (RCA) and the US Forest Service to cut new trails and mitigate the impact of heavily used areas.
Access Fund Offers Joint Membership with Rumney Climbers Association
The Rumney Climbers Association (RCA) has become the Access Fund's newest joint member affiliate.
Gold Butte Slated to Open for Climbing
Gold Butte is expected to open for climbing later this year once local climbers, the Access Fund, and Pitkin County officials finalize a climbing management plan.
Illinois Passes Landowner Liability Protections
Illinois has expanded its Recreational Use Statute to include "outdoor recreational use," strengthening landowner protections when they open their land to climbers.
Red River Gorge Climbers’ Coalition Teams up with Access Fund to Purchase New Climbing Area in Kentucky
The Red River Gorge Climbers’ Coalition (RRGCC) and Access Fund are thrilled to announce the acquisition of 309 acres in Beattyville, Kentucky. Named the Miller Fork Recreational Preserve, the land includes several miles of cliff line, some of which has been developed but with the vast majority of it awaiting discovery and development. There is potential for more than a dozen individual crags and hundreds of high-quality routes.
Access Fund Unveils New Risk Management & Landowner Support Program
The Access Fund has instigated a new program to help landowners and managers understand the real risks associated with providing public climbing access on their lands.
Access Victory at Torne Valley, NY
The Torne Valley Climbers Coalition (TVCC) has partnered with the Palisades Interstate Parks Commission (PIPC) to secure climbing access at the Torne Valley area of Harriman State Park.
Breaking News: NPS Releases Historic Policy Authorizing Fixed Anchors in Wilderness
After decades of work, the Access Fund received notice yesterday from National Park Service (NPS) that the agency has issued final national policy authorizing fixed anchors in wilderness.
Climbing Ban at Castle Rocks, ID
The Bureau of Land Management has closed climbing in its portion of Castle Rocks. We need your help to persuade congressional delegates to secure climbing access in this area.