Protect America's Climbing

Today, 1 in 5 climbing areas in the US is threatened.

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© Kai Böttcher | AVP Boulders, VA

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

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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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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Current Campaigns

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

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Louis Arevalo | Tensleep, WY

Forest Service Attempting to Silence American Public

The Forest Service just released a proposal that would eliminate public participation in 93% of land management projects. There are over 10,000 climbing areas on USFS lands, and Access Fund relies on public process to ensure our climbing areas are protected and managed appropriately.
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Action Alert: Tell Congress to Fund Public Lands

President Trump’s recently proposed budget for 2020 aims to slash funding for public land agencies, and we need your help to speak out in support of outdoor recreation and conservation.
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Restore Rumney

Rumney is facing some serious environmental and safety issues, and we’re reaching a tipping point quickly.
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