The Access Fund is planning a celebration for April 29th in Las Vegas. Details have not yet been announced. Come celebrate 15 years of Access with the Access Fund in Las Vegas, NV. Saturday, April 29th Climbing at Red Rocks by day and dinner and slideshow with Corey Rich by night. Event details to follow […]
The Access Fund reports that Castle Rock, Tennessee is now open for climbing. Located near Chattanooga, Tennessee, Castle Rock has both sport and trad routes. Full info can be found here.
The Access Fund has posted its Adopt-A-Crag wrap-ups and awards. From their latest e-news:
CanadaEast.com reports that climbers are being denied access to the granite cliffs of Cochrane Lane after the Gagetown military base posted no trespassing signs this spring. The Cochrane Lane cliffs located in the valley above the Nerepis River in Welsford has over 300 documented climbing routes.
MountainZone.com reports that the Access Fund is fighting the climbing ban at Cave Rock, Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
The Trust For Public Land is buying a popular central Washington climbing area, the privately owned, 40-acre Sam Hill climbing area.
From the Access Fund: The Access Fund awarded $45,480 in its first round of grant funding for 2005. Awarded three times annually, Climbing Preservation Grants provide financial assistance for local climber activism and protection of the climbing environment. The grants will be distributed for trail improvements, land acquisition, education and assistance for a newly formed […]
The National Parks Conservation Association has an action alert regarding the Eagle Mountain Landfill. The landfill, proposed by the Mine Reclamation Corporation (a subsidiary of Kaiser Ventures) would be largest garbage dump in the U.S.
The Climbing Resource Access Group of Vermont (CRAG-VT) finalized the purchase of the Bolton Quarry. Used by climbers for both ice and rock climbing, this was the first land conservation purchase specifically for climbing in Vermont. Full details can be found in this press release.
According to the Access Fund, numerous climbing area closures go into effect February 1.