Current Campaigns

Credit Photo Courtesy of:
Tomas Donoso | Dayton, TN
  • Take Action: The Budget Process in Congress Impacts Climbing

    We need to activate your voice today! Right now, Congress is negotiating large scale investments in public lands through the budget reconciliation process—and climbing areas hang in the balance. How Congress will ultimately proceed, depends on what they hear from you in the coming days. Learn More

  • Ask Congress to Save America's Climbing Gyms

    We need your help to save America’s climbing gyms. Our indoor climbing facilities have become hubs that are integral to communities across the country—and they are in trouble. The COVID-19 pandemic has left an unprecedented mark on the indoor climbing industry. Learn More

  • Speak Up to Protect Climbing at Joshua Tree National Park

    Joshua Tree National Park is kicking off the planning process to create a new Climbing Management Plan (CMP) for this world-class climbing destination, and we need you to speak up to ensure the best outcome. Climbing at Joshua Tree National Park, ancestral lands of Serrano and Western Shoshone. © R Learn More

  • Tell Congress to Save Oak Flat

    We need your help to save Oak Flat! Please urge Congress to repeal the law that allows the transfer of Oak Flat in Arizona—an Apache ancestral territory, premier climbing destination, and national forest—to a foreign-owned mining company. Learn More

  • SIGN PETITION: Tell Congress to Create Jobs By Restoring Public Lands

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

  • Protect the Future of Climbing at Ten Sleep

    We need your help to protect climbing in Ten Sleep Canyon in Wyoming, one of the premier sport climbing destinations in the West.  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

  • 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

  • Save Access to Adirondack Climbing

    We need your help right now to protect climbing access in the Adirondacks region of upstate New York. Learn More

  • Speak Up to Protect Climbing in Montana’s Bitterroot National Forest

    We need your help to protect climbing in Bitterroot National Forest (BNF) in Western Montana, which is home to hundreds of climbing routes, ranging from moderate clip ups to traditional test pieces. Learn More