Current Campaigns

Credit Photo Courtesy of:
Tomas Donoso | Dayton, TN
  • Tell Congress to Fund Public Lands

    President Trump recently proposed a budget for 2020 that would slash funding for our public lands. Access Fund is asking the climbing community to speak out in support of outdoor recreation and conservation.​ 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, deteriorating infrastructure, and unsafe climbing conditions in the 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Tell the New Congress Climbers Stand with Public Lands

    We’re seeing some positive changes in this new Congress, with more opportunities to advance legislation that will protect public lands, prioritize conservation, and address climate change. But lawmakers need to hear that you support them! Learn More