Protect America's Climbing

We are up against one of the greatest threats to climbing access we have ever faced.

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Short Mountain, NC | © Bryan Miller

Why Care

Threats to our climbing areas come in many forms—and we must act quickly and nimbly to protect them.

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Jerry Dodrill | Sierras, CA

Over 60% of our climbing areas are on public lands.

Access Fund represents climbers' interests and values in Washington, DC and with public land offices all around the country.
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Joe Sambataro | The Homestead, AZ

Sometimes the only way to save a climbing area is to buy it.

Privately owned climbing areas can go up for sale with little or no warning, and when they do, we must act quickly to save them.
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When an access issue occurs in your backyard, who will be there to help?

The first and best line of defense for an access issue is almost always the local climbers who are familiar with the area and the issues.
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Current Campaigns

Here's how you can help protect America's climbing.

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John Dickey | Indian Creek, UT

Our Public Lands are Under Attack

Congress and the President are pushing a covert dismantling of America's public lands system, and it is one of the greatest threat to climbing access we have ever faced. We need your help to defend our public lands—home to nearly 60% of our climbing areas.
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