Access Fund Releases Free Climbing News Application for Smart Phone Users

Date: 7/19/2011

Boulder, CO –The Access Fund, the national advocacy organization that keeps climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment, is excited to announce the release of its new smart phone application.

The free application serves up breaking news in the climbing world—including the latest access news—in one convenient location for smart phone users. The application is available on both the iPhone® and Android® platforms and allows users to browse news feeds from their favorite climbing media outlets, including Alpinist Magazine, Climbing Magazine, Rock & Ice Magazine, Dead Point Magazine, Urban Climber Magazine, the American Alpine Club, and other sources so users are always plugged in to the freshest content in the climbing world.

The applications also allow users to browse the latest in local and national climbing access news from the Access Fund. Optional push notifications allow the Access Fund to notify users when there is a critical access issue that they could help influence through one of the organization’s advocacy programs.

The applications are available through the Apple Store and the Android Market. For more information, visit accessfund.org/apps. Comments and feedback may be sent to [email protected].