Protect America's Climbing

Make a Difference

Why Care

We want climbers of today and tomorrow to share in the joys of climbing and get inspired to protect and care for the places we get outside. But climbing access isn't guaranteed—our community has to work together to protect it.

Credit Photo Courtesy of:
James Q. Martin

Protect & Conserve the Land

Whether we're seeking adventure at a backyard boulder or a tower cliff in America's vast wilderness, climbers love the land and all of the natural wonders that make it unique. Access Fund works to protect and conserve all the beautiful places that make the climbing experience so special.
Learn More

Are You a Conservationist?

At Access Fund, our job is to make sure you’re the most effective climbing advocate you can be. Because no matter what kind of climber you are, you can make a difference.
Learn More
Credit Photo Courtesy of:
Jim Horton

Buy Threatened Climbing Areas

Access Fund provides local climbing communities with the tools to swiftly protect threatened climbing areas—before they are lost to cash-ready developers. We provide loans, grants, and acquisition expertise to place threatened land in climber-friendly hands.
Learn More
Credit Photo Courtesy of:
Bay Area Climbers Coalition

Build a Community of Inspired Advocates

A powerful movement of climbing advocacy is gaining momentum, and it's driven by people just like you. Every day, climbers across the country are taking action to protect the lands and outdoor experiences we love.
Learn More

Current Campaigns

Here's how you can help protect America's climbing.

Credit Photo Courtesy of:
Andrew Burr

Take the Climbing Advocate Pledge

We are climbers, and we are a powerful voice for protecting the places we love. All of us have an important role to play in advocacy, stewardship, and conservation. And our individual efforts, no matter how small, lead to collective change.
Pledge Now

What's Happening Now

The latest in our work to protect America's climbing.

Upcoming Events

Access Fund News