12/18/2019

Top 10 Climbing Advocacy Victories of 2019

It has been another incredible year for climbing advocacy. Access Fund and our network of 132 local climbing organizations thank you for your continued support. 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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Access Preserved at Nearly 300 Climbing Areas

  1. Denali National Park, AK
  2. Moss Rock Preserve, AL
  3. Horse Pens 40, AL
  4. Sand Rock, AL
  5. Steele, AL
  6. Hospital Boulders, AL
  7. Jamestown, AL
  8. Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, AR
  9. Sam's Throne, AR
  10. The Homestead, AZ
  11. Oak Flat, AZ
  12. Tonto National Forest Plan, AZ
  13. Queen Creek, AZ
  14. Priests Draw, AZ
  15. Windy Point, AZ
  16. South Mountain Park, AZ
  17. Cochise Stronghold, AZ
  18. Handley Rock, CA
  19. Jailhouse Rock, CA
  20. Donner Summit, CA
  21. Gold Wall, CA
  22. Riverside Quarry, CA
  23. Sierra and Sequoia National Forest, CA
  24. Inyo National Forest, CA
  25. Alabama Hills, CA
  26. Owens River Gorge, CA
  27. Pine Creek, CA
  28. Grotto, CA
  29. Point Dume, CA
  30. Malibu State Park, CA
  31. Big Rock, CA
  32. Holcomb Valley Pinnacles, CA
  33. Joshua Tree, CA
  34. Yosemite National Park, CA
  35. Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park, CA
  36. Buttermilk Boulders, CA
  37. Volcanic Tablelands, CA
  38. Echo Cliffs, CA
  39. New Jack City, CA
  40. Death Valley National Park, CA
  41. Lovers Leap, CA
  42. Column of the Giants, CA
  43. Texas Canyon, CA
  44. California State Parks, CA
  45. Tahoe, CA
  46. Happy/Sads, CA
  47. Indian Rock, CA
  48. Corona Heights, CA
  49. Black Wall, CA
  50. Mission Trails Park, CA
  51. Glen Canyon, CA
  52. Vacaville Nut Tree Boulders, CA
  53. Lizard's Mouth, CA
  54. Eagle Rock, CA
  55. Auburn Quarry, CA
  56. Mt Woodson, CA
  57. Tahquitz, CA
  58. Horseman's Crags, CA
  59. Bishop Peak, CA
  60. Bishop, CA
  61. Sacramento/Highway 50, CA
  62. Unaweep Canyon, CO
  63. Lime Creek, CO
  64. Thunder Ridge, CO
  65. Cascade Canyon, CO
  66. Redstone Pillar, CO
  67. GMUG Forest Plan CO
  68. White River National Forest, CO
  69. Jefferson County, CO
  70. Boulder Canyon, CO
  71. Eldorado State Park, CO
  72. Marys Lake, CO
  73. Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
  74. Fins, Thompson Creek, CO
  75. Black Canyon of the Gunnison, CO
  76. Deep Creek, CO
  77. Prospect Mountain, CO
  78. Wet Mountains, CO
  79. Overhang Rock, CO
  80. Flagstaff, CO
  81. Shelf Road, CO
  82. Staunton Rocks, CO
  83. San Luis Valley, CO
  84. Arkansas Valley, CO
  85. Old Furnace State Park, CT
  86. Tallulah State Park, GA
  87. Millbrook/Chattahoochee National Park, GA
  88. Mt Yonah, GA
  89. Currahee Mountain, GA
  90. Haleakala National Park, HI
  91. Arch, HI
  92. Salmon Challis Forest Plan, ID
  93. Fins, ID
  94. Massacre Rocks, ID
  95. City of Rocks, ID
  96. Castle Rock State Park, ID
  97. Black Cliffs, ID
  98. Q'emiln Park, ID
  99. Ross Park, ID
  100. Swan Falls, ID
  101. Holy Boulders, IL
  102. Jackson Falls, IL
  103. Masacatuk, IN
  104. Hoosier National Forest, IN
  105. Pendergrass-Murray Recreational Preserves, KY
  106. Bald Rock Recreational Preserve, KY
  107. Miller Fork Recreational Preserve, KY
  108. Graining Fork Nature Preserve, KY
  109. Red River Gorge, KY
  110. Daniel Boone National Forest, KY
  111. Hanging Mountain, MA
  112. Farley Ledges, MA
  113. Lynn Woods, MA
  114. Sugarloaf, MD
  115. Carderock, MD
  116. Northwest Branch, MD
  117. Catoctin Mountain Park, MD
  118. Annapolis Rock, MD
  119. Cunningham Falls, MD
  120. Camden Hills, ME
  121. Secret Crag, MI
  122. Slugg's Bluff, MI
  123. Taylor Falls, MN
  124. Tettegouche State Park, MN
  125. Blue Mounds, MN
  126. Pere Marquette State Park, MO
  127. Kootenai Canyon, MT
  128. Blue Cloud, MT
  129. Stonehill, MT
  130. Mill Creek, MT
  131. Bitterroot National Forest, MT
  132. Blue Ridge Parkway, NC
  133. Buckeye Knob, NC
  134. Pisgah-Nantahala National Forest Plan, NC
  135. Sauratown, NC
  136. Grayson Highlands, VA
  137. Hidden Valley, VA
  138. Lookout Mountain, NC
  139. Pilot Mountain, NC
  140. Hound Ears, NC
  141. Crowders, NC
  142. Linville Gorge, NC
  143. Rumbling Bald, NC
  144. Moore's Wall, NC
  145. Asheboro, NC
  146. Tryon, NC
  147. Pawtuckaway, NH
  148. Cathedral & Whitehorse Ledges, NH
  149. Rumney, NH
  150. Band M, NH
  151. Humphrey's Ledge Boulders, NH
  152. Deleware Water Gap, NJ
  153. Sourland Preserve, NJ
  154. Enchanted Tower, NM
  155. Cibola National Forest Plan, NM
  156. Carson National Forest Plan, NM
  157. Last Chance Canyon, NM
  158. Lincoln National Forest Plan, NM
  159. Roy Boulders, NM
  160. Box Canyon, NM 
  161. Socorro, NM
  162. El Rito, NM
  163. Red Rock Canyon, NV
  164. Pinnacle Boulders, NY
  165. Thacher, NY
  166. Gunks, NY
  167. Mad River Gorge, OH
  168. Logtown, OH
  169. John Bryan State Park, OH
  170. Beach City Wildlife, OH
  171. Wichita Mountains, OK
  172. Chandler Park, OK
  173. The Honeycombs, OR
  174. Trout Creek, OR
  175. Smith Rock OR
  176. Lower Gorge, Smith OR
  177. Marsupials, Smith OR
  178. Mt. Jefferson, OR
  179. Mt. Washington, OR
  180. Three Sisters, OR
  181. Rocky Butte, OR
  182. Viento State Park, OR
  183. Broughton Bluff, OR
  184. The Little Crag, OR
  185. Klinger Spring, OR
  186. Mt. Hood, OR
  187. Emigrant Lake, OR
  188. Governor Stable, PA
  189. McConnells State Park, PA
  190. Donation Rocks, PA
  191. Boxcar Rocks, PA
  192. Mocanaqua, PA
  193. Birdsboro, PA
  194. White Rock, PA
  195. Stover Rocks, PA
  196. Cheat Canyon, PA
  197. Lincoln Woods, RI
  198. South Carolina State Parks, SC
  199. Palisades State Park, RI
  200. Dogwood Boulders, TN
  201. Hell's Kitchen, TN
  202. Clear Creek, TN
  203. Obed, TN
  204. Wauhatchie Boulders, TN
  205. Denny Cove, TN
  206. Monterey Crag, TN
  207. Foster Falls, TN
  208. Stone Fort, TN
  209. Black Mountain, TN
  210. King's Bluff, TN
  211. Cumberland Trail State Park, TN
  212. South Cumberland State Park, TN
  213. Medicine Wall, TX
  214. Hueco Tanks, TX
  215. Austin Parks and Recreation, TX
  216. Chinati Mountains, TX
  217. Reimers Ranch, TX
  218. Miller Springs, TX
  219. Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT
  220. Bears Ears, UT
  221. Manti La Sal, UT
  222. Uinta-Wasatch Mountains, UT
  223. Indian Creek, UT
  224. Zion National Park, UT
  225. Utah DWR Lands, UT
  226. Joe's Valley, UT
  227. Moe's Valley, UT
  228. Gate Buttress, UT
  229. Goshen Pass, VA
  230. Breaks Interstate Park, VA
  231. Guest River Gorge, VA
  232. Flag Rock Recreation Area, VA
  233. Old Rag, VA
  234. Bolton Dome, VT
  235. Jimmy Cliff, VT
  236. Equinox, WA
  237. Newhalem, WA
  238. Alphabet Rock, Icicle, WA
  239. Icicle Canyon, WA
  240. Enchantments, WA
  241. Vantage, WA
  242. Banks Lake, WA
  243. Sun Lakes, WA
  244. Washington Pass, WA
  245. Lost Ledge, Larrabee State Park, WA
  246. Beacon Rock, WA
  247. Ozone-Farside, WA
  248. Darrington, WA
  249. Elwha, WA
  250. Exit 38 Farside, WA
  251. Exit 38 Mt Washington Crags, WA
  252. Gold Bar Boulders, WA
  253. Index Town Walls, WA
  254. Little Si, WA
  255. Mazama - Fun Rock, WA
  256. Morning Star NRCA, WA
  257. North Cascades National Park, WA
  258. Tieton Canyon, WA
  259. Tyler Peak, WA
  260. Liberty Bell, WA
  261. Mt Erie, WA
  262. Leavenworth, WA
  263. Grandad Bluff, WI
  264. Devils Lake, WI
  265. Governor Dodge, WI
  266. Coopers Rock, WV
  267. Bubba City, WV
  268. Bozoo, WV
  269. Fern Buttress, WV
  270. Meadow River Gorge, WV
  271. New River Gorge, WV
  272. Needles Eye Park, WV
  273. Harpers Ferry, WV
  274. Seneca Rocks, WV
  275. Kaymoor, WV
  276. Ten Sleep, WY
  277. Devil's Tower, WY
  278. Shoshone NF, WY
  279. Vedauwoo, WY
  280. Wild Iris, WY
  281. Sinks, WY
  282. Piney Creek Canyon, WY
  283. Fremont Canyon, WY