Current Campaigns

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Tomas Donoso | Dayton, TN
  • ACT NOW: Tell Congress to Create Jobs By Restoring Public Lands

    We need your help to push Congress to pass legislation that will maintain and improve our public lands while creating jobs for young, out-of-work Americans. Learn More

  • Tell Congress to Reform Mining and Mineral Leasing Laws That Endanger Public Lands

    We need your help to push Congress to reform problematic energy leasing and mining laws that endanger climbing areas and public lands around the country.  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

  • 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

  • Protect Icicle Canyon Climbing

    We need your help to permanently protect threatened climbing in Icicle Canyon outside Leavenworth, Washington. Some of the most coveted climbing areas in the canyon are located on unprotected, privately owned land, where residential development is butting up against recreational use. We need the climbing community to come together to Learn More