Current Campaigns

Credit Photo Courtesy of:
Tomas Donoso | Dayton, TN
  • Tell Congress to Save Oak Flat

    We need your help to save Oak Flat! Please urge Congress to repeal the law that allows the transfer of Oak Flat in Arizona—an Apache ancestral territory, premier climbing destination, and national forest—to a foreign-owned mining company. Learn More

  • Take Action: Speak Up to Protect Wilderness Climbing

    Right now, you can take action to protect Wilderness climbing and America’s climbing history. A critical piece of legislation, America's Outdoor Recreation Act, needs your support. If passed, the bill would establish national-level guidance for sustainable Wilderness climbing. Learn More

  • Act Now: Share Your Experience to Guide Yosemite Big Wall Climbing Permit System

    Right now, climbers have a chance to weigh in on the future of Yosemite's big wall permit system to make sure it gives the park the capacity to protect these wild landscapes without heavily restricting climber access. Learn More

  • Take Action: Save Little Cottonwood Canyon Climbing

    Constructing a gondola through Little Cottonwood Canyon, as the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is currently planning to do, is the wrong move. The Utah Department of Transportation is planning on constructing a gondola through Little Cottonwood Canyon, which would destroy or remove world-class climbing and views and perpetuate environmental marginalization and injustice in the Wasatch Front. Learn More

  • Save The Thumb & Needle

    Sitting high above the town of Estes Park, Colorado, the iconic Thumb and Needle spires on Prospect Mountain offer excellent granite climbing for all abilities. However, this idyllic area, with its abundant recreation opportunities and excellent access to downtown Estes Park, is privately owned, closed, and currently up for sale Learn More

  • Ongoing Campaigns

    Luckily, most access issues can be resolved in a reasonable time frame. But sometimes a climbing area has unique challenges or issues that can take years or even decades to resolve. The Access Fund remains committed to these climbing areas and issues, and has created this area to keep you Learn More