Get Involved

Many people are doing amazing work to support outdoor climbing and steward the spaces we’re privileged to do it in. You can help support national and local climbing organizations: 

  • Amplify their messages online
  • Attend local events and cleanups
  • Volunteer
  • Donate

Here are some of the organizations we’re big fans of. 

  • Access Fund

    Through advocacy work, Access Fund strives to lead and inspire the climbing community toward sustainable access and conservation of the climbing environment.

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  • American Alpine Club

    The American Alpine Club is a united community of “rock-climbing misfits” seeking to share and support both their passion for climbing and respect for the places they climb. 

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  • Bay Area Climbers Coalition

    As a volunteer-run nonprofit organization, the Bay Area Climbers Coalition focuses on preserving access to local outdoor areas through relationships, events, and education.

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  • Bishop Climbers Association

    Through community engagement, maintenance and conservation, and education, the Bishop Area Climbers’ Coalition supports the community and climbing areas of the eastern Sierra.

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    CRAGS is an active community of climbers seeking to protect and expand climbing access, champion the environment, educate, and represent climbing to the broader community.  

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  • Friends of the Inyo

    Through preservation, stewardship, exploration, and education, Friends of the Inyo works to ensure the public lands of the Eastern Sierra exist in an intact, healthy, and natural state for all.

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  • Friends of Joshua Tree

    Friends of Joshua Tree promotes ethically and environmentally sound climbing and climbing-related practices in Joshua Tree through advocacy, education, and communication.

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  • So Cal Climbers Coalition

    The Southern California Climbers Coalition seeks to protect the climbing areas within Southern California and unite and educate the growing number of climbers within this region.

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  • Trailmothers

    A community of people from all walks of life, Trailmothers strives to provide clear and safe nature for all through education, stewardship, restoration projects, and community workshops. 

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  • Yosemite Conservancy

    To ensure Yosemite’s grandeur lasts, the Yosemite Conservancy works to inspire people to support projects and programs that preserve Yosemite and enrich the visitor experience for all.

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  • Yosemite Climbing Association

    Through their Facelift: Act Local campaign, the Yosemite Climbing Association (YCA) creates events across the U.S. to galvanize volunteer stewardship in parks and open spaces. 

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