Protect America's Climbing

Explosive Growth Drives New Threats

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James Q Martin

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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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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We're loving our climbing areas to death.

Micro Trash. Erosion. Human Waste. Climber impacts on our outdoor landscapes are greater than ever. But there is a solution, and it starts with you.
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Jeff Skalla

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

A growing movement of law and policy makers at the federal and state levels have launched a systematic attack on our public lands.
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Current Campaigns

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

Speak Up Now: Protect Wilderness Climbing at Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree National Park (JTNP) recently proposed a climbing management strategy asserting that bolts and other fixed anchors are fundamentally prohibited in Wilderness areas. Speak up now to help us put a stop to this tremendously misguided proposal.
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The latest in our work to protect America's climbing.

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