In celebration of Access Fund’s 25th anniversary, we invite you to look back with us on 25 Epic Saves that have helped shape the course of American climbing.
We work with climbers all across the country to manage climber impacts—like erosion, human waste, and trash—to assure the integrity of our climbing areas. Learn More »
Over 60% of climbing is on public land. We work with policy makers in Washington and land managers across the country to protect access to, and integrity of, climbing areas. Learn More »
Sometimes the only way to save a threatened climbing area is to buy it. Privately owned climbing areas can go up for sale at any time. And we must act quickly to save them. Learn More »
We give land owners tools and strategies to mitigate the risks (real and perceived) of climbing, giving them the confidence and protections to open their land to public access. Learn More »
When a climbing access issue occurs, the first and best line of defense is the local climbers who are familiar with the area and the issues. We work to empower those locals. Learn More »
Part of being a skilled climber is being a responsible user of the climbing environment. We arm climbers with knowledge and tools to help them reduce their impact. Learn More »
We fund conservation and bolt replacement projects that preserve or enhance access to and stewardship of climbing areas in the United States. Learn More »