Current Campaigns

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Tomas Donoso | Dayton, TN
  • ACT NOW: Bitterroot National Forest Bans New Bolts

    We need climbers across the country to mobilize on a national-level threat. In an unprecedented move, Bitterroot National Forest in Montana banned new bolts and first ascents earlier this month, without any public process or opportunity to comment.  Climbing in Bitterroot National Forest, ancestral lands of Ktunaxa amakis, Learn More

  • BREAKING: CORE Act Passes House - Tell the Senate to Vote Yea

    The Colorado Outdoor Recreation (CORE) Act passed the House of Representatives today! We are now one step closer to establishing protections for some of Colorado’s most iconic landscapes. A huge thanks to all of the climbers who rallied on this action alert. But we’re not done yet.  Learn More

  • Restore Rumney

    Rumney Rocks in central New Hampshire is home to an amazing concentration of world-class climbing that spans 38 cliffs. Rumney has become an increasingly popular destination for climbers from the Northeast and across the country. This expanding use has led to soil erosion due to deteriorating or non-existent infrastructure, and a Learn More

  • Tell Congress: Put Public Process Back into Oil & Gas Leasing

    We need your help. Aggressive new oil and gas leasing policies have put climbing and other recreation areas in the crosshairs.  Learn More

  • Save The Homestead!

    With a narrow window of opportunity, the Access Fund secured temporary ownership of the access point to The Homestead to save this incredible area from indefinite closure under new ownership. 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

  • Williamson Rock

    Williamson Rock was Southern California’s premier summer sport climbing destination until it was closed in 2005 to protect the endangered Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog (MYLF). Learn More

  • Save Oak Flat

    Overview of the Issue Oak Flat is a unique and irreplaceable climbing area only fifty miles east of Phoenix, Arizona. Heavily used by rock climbers, boulderers, campers, hikers, birdwatchers and other outdoor enthusiasts, Oak Flat was recognized sixty years ago as an important recreational area and withdrawn from mining activities 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 Learn More