The Access Fund is the national advocacy organization that keeps U.S. climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. Founded in 1991, the Access Fund supports and represents over 2.3 million climbers nationwide in all forms of climbing: rock, ice, mountaineering, and bouldering.
Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) is the international charitable organisation supported by climbers, their families and friends worldwide, with an aim to help the fight against cancer through donations to cancer research facilities across the globe.
Nuevas Alturas (literally, New Heights) is a non-profit project focused on designing and constructing a 400 square foot rock-climbing wall in Leon, Nicaragua. Planned for the Parque Juegoteca in Leon, the wall will be for children of all ages, but is specifically intended to fill the recreational void facing the city’s youth between 10 and 17 years of age.
HERA's Climb4Life Series events are a cornerstone in helping accomplish our mission to eliminate ovarian cancer by promoting Health, Empowerment, Research, and Awareness. Whether you are a beginner climber, an experienced mountaineer, a courageous cancer survivor or a person whose life has been affected by cancer – Climb4Life is for you! The Climb4Life series has grown into a multi-city program supported by numerous partners and attracting hundreds of participants. Each event is unique and reflective of the local communities that host them, providing climbing, hiking, yoga, and much more – in beautiful settings with professional athletes and guides, as well as others like you who support ovarian cancer research and awareness initiatives.
IFSC is an international non-governmental non-profit organization whose main objectives are the direction, regulation, promotion, development and furtherance of climbing competitions around the world. The IFSC is a member of ARISF, SportAccord and IWGA, and is officially recognized by the IOC.