Current Campaigns

Credit Photo Courtesy of:
Tomas Donoso | Dayton, TN
  • 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

  • Act Now: Fight for Sustainable Climbing Access in Black Canyon

    The current climbing management in the Black Canyon represents a collaborative effort between climbers and park staff to balance climbing access and conservation, but the newly proposed management plan dramatically—and unnecessarily—changes course on some key issues. Learn More