Current Campaigns

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Tomas Donoso | Dayton, TN
  • Save The Thumb & Needle

    Access Fund is mobilizing to protect this popular climbing area with a committment to raise $67,500. The first $15,006 will be matched by local leaders Tom and Kathy Hornbein, Tommy and Becca Caldwell, Colorado Mountain School, the Murdock family, Chris and Kristin Winter, and a generous anonymous donor! GREAT NEWS Learn More

  • Defend Democracy, Defend the Outdoors

    A healthy democracy is necessary for the protection of our cherished outdoor landscapes. It gives all Americans—including you—a voice in the care and protection of our environment, and it's where Access Fund does the work of protecting climbing areas. Every four years we have an opportunity to defend our unique democracy and the outdoors with our votes. Are you ready? Learn More

  • Our Public Lands are Under Attack

    Right now, we are up against one of the greatest threats to climbing access we have ever faced, and we need your help. Nearly 60% of our climbing areas are located on federally managed public lands, and a growing movement of law and policy makers at the federal and state 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

  • Call Your Congressional Representatives

    These days, calling your Congressional representatives is the most effective means of reaching them with your advocacy efforts. Look-up phone numbers for your representatives in your district by entering your address below. Here are some tips for talking to lawmakers: Introduce yourself and tell them why you’re calling. Most lawmakers Learn More