Pitch in at a Crag Near You for National Public Lands Day

The best way to celebrate National Public Lands Day? Ask 10 people and you’ll get 10 different answers. But if you ask us, joining our Conservation Teams or your local climbing organization ( LCO) for a stewardship event is up there at the top of the list.

Volunteers work together to haul a large stone at Pictured Rocks County Park, Iowa. Ancestral lands of Ioway, Sauk, Fox, Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, and Kickapoo. © Raud Kashef.

National Public Lands Day falls on September 24 this year, and both of our Conservation Teams will be in the field at stewardship events that day. One team will be in Indian Creek, Utah and the other team will be in Richmond, Vermont. If you call either of those places home, it’s a great way to make the most out of the day. If not, connect with your local climbing organization to find out if they have a stewardship event planned.

Scroll on to check out the Conservation Teams’ full fall schedule—their work is far from over this year, and odds are they’re headed to a crag near you pretty soon. They can always use another pair of volunteer hands. Find up-to-date info on volunteer opportunities on our Event Calendar. See you out there!


  • September 15 - 18: Sugarloaf Mountain, MD with Mid Atlantic Climbers
  • September 15 - 18: Winter Wall, Hellgate, MT with Helena Climbers Coalition
  • September 21 - November 12: Cat & Fin Walls, Indian Creek, UT with Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps
  • September 22: Webinar: Project Planning for Adopt a Crags
  • September 23 - 25: Vermont Climbing Festival with Crag-VT


  • October 6 - 9: Rocktoberfest - Red River Gorge, KY with Red River Gorge Climbers Coalition
  • October 14 - 16: Adaptive Climber's Festival - Muir Valley, KY with Catalyst Sports & Muir Valley
  • October 21: Buy Your Own Boulder fundraiser with Southeastern Climbers Coalition
  • October 22: Stone Fort, TN - Triple Crown Bouldering Series
  • October 23: Woodcock Cove, TN with Southeastern Climbers Coalition
  • October 26 - 29: Atlanta Metro Area
  • October 27: Webinar: Stewardship Education


  • November 2 - 5: Woodcock Cove, TN with Southeastern Climbers Coalition
  • November 6: Wauhatchie Boulders, TN - Blkout Fest
  • November 11 - 12: Climbing Advocate Summit - Chattanooga, TN
  • November 14 - 17: Woodcock Cove, TN - Petzl Rebolt Trip
  • November 19: Horse Pens, AL - Triple Crown Bouldering Series

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