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You're Invited - Access Fund Annual Celebration!
Over the weekend of May 15-17, 2015, Access Fund and Patagonia will be hosting a unique 3-day weekend that will bring together leaders, volunteers, and advocates in the climbing community to celebrate and discuss the future of climbing conservation. This one-of-a-kind event will be hosted in Westminster, Colorado and will provide three days of real-world tools, strategies and inspiration that will empower you to take guardianship of the areas you love to climb.
Adopt a Crag Season is Here
Adopt a Crag season is offically here! These events are one of the best ways to harness the power of local volunteers and give back to our favorite climbing areas.
Yosemite Stewardship Training - Registration Open
Join the Access Fund-Jeep Conservation Team May 18-21 for a FREE professional stewardship training program at one of our country's premiere climbing destinations, in partnership with Yosemite National Park.
Save Donner Summit
The Truckee Donner Land Trust and the Access Fund, a national climbing advocacy organization, have signed an agreement with a private landowner to purchase a significant climbing area on Donner Summit.
Joe's Valley: Time For a Change
As the popularity of Joe’s Valley continues to rise, increased climber traffic is causing some extreme environmental impacts that could threaten access if not addressed.
2014 Sharp End Awards Announced
Each year the Access Fund recognizes individuals, organizations, and businesses that go above and beyond to volunteer their time and efforts to protecting America’s climbing. These recipients stand out in their commitment to the American climbing community, and the Access Fund is honored to present this year's awards to a worthy group of volunteers and activists.
ROCK Project Tour Hits the Road
On the back of the August 2014 launch of the ROCK Project climber education program, Access Fund and Black Diamond Equipment are thrilled to announce that they will be taking the stoke on the road with the 2015 ROCK Project Tour, a six-stop event tour to US climbing hot spots.
Future Looks Bright for Climbing at Breaks Interstate Park
Climbing has never been officially allowed in the park, but is now being formally considered in the soon-to-be-revised master plan.
Conservation Team Heads out on 2015 Tour
After a successful 2014 tour, we are thrilled to announce that Mike Morin and Amanda Peterson have signed on for a second season as the Access Fund-Jeep Conservation Team!
Access Fund Joins Hueco Tanks Review Team
The Hueco Tanks State Park Public Use Plan is up for review this year after Texas State Senator Jose Rodriguez and State Representative Mary Gonzalez expressed concern that El Paso residents and indigenous people may be unfairly displaced from the Park by non-locals who are visiting to rock climb and boulder.