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Access Fund Purchases New Climbing Areas

Leavenworth, Wash.  The Access Fund is pleased to announce that they have acquired Alphabet Rock and Icehouse Boulders in Icicle Canyon outside Leavenworth. This conservation project is the result of a collaboration among Access Fund, the private landowner, local partner organizations, and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS). The property will soon be transferred to the Okanogan-Wenatchee National …

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Gingerbread Climbing Wall

Can rock climbing get any cuter? Recently posted on Climbing Magazine’s Facebook (photo courtesy of Peter G. Williams) 8-year-old Madeleine Williams gets my gold medal for creative incorporation of outdoor recreation with the festive holiday spirit.  Madeleine, Heidi Rose Williams (6-years-old), and her mother, Betsy Phinney, made this gingerbread climbing wall for their local climbing gym, …

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