Protect America's Climbing

Our public lands, home to 60% of climbing areas, are under attack.

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Jon Glassberg | Lincoln Lake, CO

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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Louis Arevalo | Tensleep, WY

Today, there are millions of climbers visiting our climbing areas

And they are showing the impact. It’s time to elevate our game, and it starts with you.
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Current Campaigns

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

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Andrew Burr | Indian Creek

Protect Bears Ears

Newly confirmed Secretary Zinke has stated that one of his first priorities will be to visit Utah to meet with stakeholders and lawmakers to discuss the Bears Ears National Monument designation. Tell him not to rescind or reduce Bears Ears National Monument.
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John Dickey | Indian Creek, UT

Our Public Lands are Under Attack

The great American land heist is underway—and it is one of the greatest threat to climbing access we have ever faced. Our policy experts, lawyers, and environmental scientists need more resources to defend our public lands and their irreplaceable climbing experiences.
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