Current Campaigns

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Tomas Donoso | Dayton, TN
  • Speak Up for National Parks Funding

    A new bill in Congress could help restore climbing areas in National Parks.Many of our National Parks are suffering from neglect—crumbling trails, dangerous bridges and roads, decrepit restrooms, and out-of-date parking. In fact, the National Park Service has a backlog of maintenance projects to the tune of $11 billion Learn More

  • Reopen Williamson Rock to Climbing!

    We need your help to reopen Williamson Rock after a 13 year closure.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). The Angeles National Forest closed the area as a result of several successful lawsuits Learn More

  • Secure the Ledges

    Access Fund, Upper Saco Valley Land Trust, and Friends of the Ledges need your help! We have secured a key parcel of land between Cathedral Ledge and Whitehorse Ledge in the Mount Washington Valley of New Hampshire that will ensure long term access to the Bryce Path, the common descent Learn More

  • Protect Dogwood and Hell's Kitchen

    Access Fund and Southeastern Climbers Coalition need your help! We have secured two properties just north of Chattanooga, Tennessee: a new climbing area, known as Hell’s Kitchen, and a critical public access point to the climbing at Dogwood Boulders. Learn more about this project. Access Fund is temporarily holding 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. Learn More

  • Liberty Bell Needs Climbers' Support

    The Liberty Bell Group, a cluster of five granite spires at Washington Pass outside Mazama, is home to some of the most popular and iconic alpine climbing in Washington State, including classic routes on Liberty Bell and South Early Winter Spire. Over the last decade, the area has become increasingly 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

  • 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

  • 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