Save The Homestead!

With a narrow window of opportunity, the Access Fund secured temporary ownership of a critical access point to The Homestead in central Arizona to save the area from indefinite closure. With over 250 sport climbs on 12 limestone walls, The Homestead is one of the best winter limestone climbing areas in the country, boasting true “tufa” sport routes. But in 2014, access was imminently threatened when the bank foreclosed on a piece of private property that overlapped key portions of the access road, trailhead, and first few dozen routes. If sold to a non-climber-friendly buyer, access to the entire Homestead area could have been lost.

Credit Photo Courtesy of:
Joe Sambataro | The Homestead, AZ
Access Fund has secured temporary ownership of the access point to The Homestead, but now we need your help to raise $205,000 to ensure permanent protection and stewardship of this incredible climbing area.
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