Top 10 Climbing Access Victories of 2018

12/10/2018

It has been an incredible year for Access Fund and our network of 124 local climbing organizations! These victories are just a small sample of what we achieved this year, thanks to the unwavering dedication of local climbing advocates all across the country and the support of our members and partners.


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© Joe Sambataro

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6 Climbing Areas Opened

  1. AVP Boulders, Virginia
  2. Big Rock, California
  3. Ben's Branch, Virginia
  4. Bolton Dome, Vermont
  5. Dogwood Boulders, Tennessee
  6. Hell's Kitchen, Tennessee

Access Preserved at 231 Climbing Areas

  1. Allenbrook, AL
  2. Moss Rock Preserve, AL
  3. Steele, AL
  4. Trussville Boulders, AL
  5. Hatcher Pass, AK
  6. Coconino National Forest, AZ
  7. The Homestead, AZ
  8. Mentmore, AZ
  9. Cochise Stronghold, AZ
  10. Mt Lemmon, AZ
  11. The Peaks, AZ
  12. Priests Draw, AZ
  13. Beardsley Boulders, AZ
  14. Tonto National Forest , AZ
  15. Oak Flat, AZ
  16. Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, AR
  17. Nowlin Creek - Rattlesnake Ridge, AR
  18. Santee Boulders, CA
  19. Pinnacles National Park, CA
  20. Idyllwild, CA
  21. El Cajon, CA
  22. Valley of the Moon, CA
  23. Glen Canyon Park, CA
  24. Remillard Park, CA
  25. Inyo National Forest, CA
  26. Lizard's Mouth, CA
  27. Lover's Leap, CA
  28. Castle Crags, CA
  29. Mt Diablo, CA
  30. Mount St Helena, CA
  31. Pine Creek, CA
  32. Volcanic Tablelands , CA
  33. Buttermilk, CA
  34. Black Wall, CA
  35. Big Rock, CA
  36. Yosemite National Park, CA
  37. Joshua Tree National Park, CA
  38. Malibu Creek, CA
  39. Descanso, CA
  40. Holcomb Valley Pinnacles, CA
  41. Dixon Lake, CA
  42. Stoney Point, CA
  43. Gold Wall, CA
  44. Jailhouse, CA
  45. Lover's Leap, CA
  46. Handley Rock , CA
  47. Riverside Quarry, CA
  48. Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park, CA
  49. Staunton State Park, CO
  50. Lime Creek, CO
  51. Flatirons, CO
  52. Cathedral Spires, South Platte, CO
  53. Cascade Canyon, CO
  54. Clear Creek Canyon, CO
  55. Deep Creek, CO
  56. Eldorado Canyon, CO
  57. Ouray, CO
  58. Upper Dream Canyon, CO
  59. Prospect Mountain, CO
  60. Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
  61. Society Turn, CO
  62. Sun Towers, CO
  63. Unaweep Canyon, CO
  64. Grand Mesa Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests, CO
  65. Boulder Canyon, CO
  66. Pinnacle, CT
  67. West Rock, CT
  68. Tallulah Gorge, GA
  69. Dierkes Lake, ID
  70. Black Cliffs, ID
  71. Q'emiln Park, ID
  72. Ross Park, ID
  73. Swan Falls, ID
  74. Castle Rock State Park, ID
  75. City of Rocks National Park, ID
  76. Laclead, ID
  77. Massacre Rocks, ID
  78. Holy Boulders, IL
  79. Jackson Falls, IL
  80. Pere Marquette State Park, IL
  81. Pictured Rocks County Park, IA
  82. Slab Camp, KY
  83. Pendergrass-Murray Recreational Preserve, KY
  84. Bald Rock Recreational Preserve, KY
  85. Miller Fork Recreational Preserve, KY
  86. Roadside: Graining Fork Nature Preserve, KY
  87. Daniel Boone National Forest, KY
  88. Rock Domain, KY
  89. New Gloucester, ME
  90. Old Rag Mountain, MD
  91. Northwest Branch, MD
  92. Great Falls Park, MD
  93. Cunningham Falls, MD
  94. Lynn Woods, MA
  95. Farley Ledge, MA
  96. Sugarloaf, MN
  97. Willow River State Park , MN
  98. Blue Mounds, MN
  99. Quarry Park Duluth, MN
  100. Ely's Peak, MN
  101. Harper's Ferry, MD
  102. Hyalite Canyon, MT
  103. Stone Hill, MT
  104. Gallatin Canyon, MT
  105. Trippy Rock-Incline Village, NV
  106. Red Rock Canyon, NV
  107. Questa Ranger District, NM
  108. Carson National Forest, NM
  109. Ansara Property, NH
  110. Hewes Hill, NH
  111. Bald Mountain, NH
  112. Band M Ledge, NH
  113. Northwest Crags, NH
  114. Rumney, NH
  115. Cathedral Ledge, NH
  116. Mount Washington, NH
  117. Powerlinez, NJ
  118. Rio Grande River Gorge, NM
  119. El Rito, NM
  120. Roy - Mills Canyon, NM
  121. Questa & Taos Areas, NM
  122. Minnewaska State Park, NY
  123. Morrisville, NY
  124. Pinnacle Boulders, NY
  125. Thacher State Park, NY
  126. Adirondack Park, NY
  127. Mohonk Preserve, NY
  128. Blue Ridge Parkway, NC
  129. Rumbling Rock/Chimney Rock, NC
  130. Buckeye Knob, NC
  131. Shortoff Mountain, NC
  132. Linville Gorge, NC
  133. Nantahala Pisgah National Forest, NC
  134. Logtown, OH
  135. Beach City/Dundee Falls, OH
  136. Mad River Gorge, OH
  137. Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, OK
  138. Mt. Jefferson, OR
  139. Mt. Washington, OR
  140. Three Sisters, OR
  141. Trout Creek, OR
  142. Madrone Wall, OR
  143. Broughton Bluff, OR
  144. Smith Rock, OR
  145. Lower Gorge, Smith, OR
  146. The Callahans, OR
  147. Boxcar Rocks, PA
  148. Governor Dick, PA
  149. High Rocks, PA
  150. Governor Stable, PA
  151. Birdsboro, PA
  152. Whiskey Springs, PA
  153. Breakneck, PA
  154. Shafer Rocks, PA
  155. Cheat Canyon, PA
  156. Rocky Point State Park, RI
  157. Lincoln Woods, RI
  158. Table Rock, SC
  159. Palisades State Park, SD
  160. Falling Rock, SD
  161. Custer State Park, SD
  162. Roaring Creek, TN
  163. Cumberland Trail State Park, TN
  164. Old Wauhatchie Boulders, TN
  165. Foster Falls, TN
  166. Denny Cove, TN
  167. Dogwood Boulders, TN
  168. Hell's Kitchen, TN
  169. McDonald Park, TN
  170. Monterey, TN
  171. Obed, TN
  172. Sucka Cave, TN
  173. Rocky Fork State Park, TN
  174. Bull Creek District Park, TX
  175. Barton Creek Greenbelt, TX
  176. Miller Springs, TX
  177. Monster Rock, TX
  178. Hueco Tanks, TX
  179. Bears Ears National Monument, UT
  180. San Rafael Swell, UT
  181. Scarface, Indian Creek, UT
  182. Supercrack Buttress, Indian Creek, UT
  183. Donnelly Canyon, Indian Creek, UT
  184. Gate Buttress, UT
  185. American Fork Canyon, UT
  186. Maple Canyon, UT
  187. Moe's Valley, UT
  188. Joe's Valley, UT
  189. Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, UT
  190. Bolton Dome, VT
  191. Ben's Branch, VA
  192. Breaks Interstate Park, VA
  193. Flag Rock, VA
  194. Grayson Highlands, VA
  195. AVP Boulders, VA
  196. Alphabet Rock, Leavenworth, WA
  197. Beacon Rock, WA
  198. Darrington, WA
  199. Elwha, WA
  200. Enchantments, WA
  201. Equinox, Wa
  202. Exit 38 Farside, WA
  203. Gold Bar Boulders, WA
  204. Icicle Canyon, Leavenworth, WA
  205. Index Town Walls, WA
  206. Larrabee State Park, WA
  207. Little Si, WA
  208. Middle Fork Area, WA
  209. Mazama - Fun Rock, WA
  210. Morning Star NRCA, WA
  211. Mt. Baker, WA
  212. Mt. Baker Snoqualmie National Forest, WA
  213. Newhalem , WA
  214. North Cascades National Park, WA
  215. Tieton Canyon, WA
  216. Tyler Peak, WA
  217. Vantage, WA
  218. Washington Pass, WA
  219. Summersville Lake, WV
  220. Bubba City, New River Gorge, WV
  221. Butchers Branch, New River Gorge, WV
  222. Bridge Buttress, New River Gorge, WV
  223. Meadow River, WV
  224. Needleseye, WV
  225. Snake Hill WMA, WV
  226. Coopers Rock State Park, WV
  227. Winona, WI
  228. Devils Lake, WI
  229. Wild Iris, WY
  230. Ten Sleep, WY
  231. Devils Tower, WI