SWPACC Climber Survey [2024]

  PLEASE TAKE THIS IMPORTANT 5 MINUTE SURVEY PLEASE ONLY COMPLETE THIS SURVEY ONCE BY END OF DAY JUNE 10, 2024. The Southwestern Pennsylvania Climbers Coalition (SWPACC) is your local climbing organization. SWPACC is made up of supportive members and dedicated volunteers whose goal is to responsibly develop and preserve Read more…

Get Involved with SWPACC!

Get Involved with SWPACC! Call for co-chairs and committee members The Southwestern Pennsylvania Climbers Coalition (SWPACC) exists to promote the responsible development of climbing and bouldering in southwestern Pennsylvania, to share information about the development and conservation of the resource, and to gain and preserve access. How do we get Read more…

Protect America’s Rock Climbing

Members of both Access Fund and the American Alpine Club are in Washington, D.C. this week, meeting with legislators to advocate for the passing of the Protect America’s Rock Climbing Act (PARC Act).  If passed, the legislation would safeguard climbing in areas including Joshua Tree National Park, the Diamond on Read more…

SWPACC joins LCOs from across the country at 2023 Climbing Advocacy Conference

2023 Access Fund Climbing Advocacy Conference Nov. 10-11, 2023 The Record, Bentonville, Arkansas Last week, Ginette Walker Vinski (SWPACC Board President) and Caleb Hills (newly elected SWPACC board member and Access+Stewardship committee co-chair) joined with members of local climbing organizations from across the country for Access Fund’s annual climbing advocacy Read more…

Join Our Board!

JOIN THE SWPACC BOARD OF DIRECTORS! MEET THE NOMINEES SWPACC Board of Director Elections – MEET THE NOMINEES HERE. IMPORTANT DATES October 9 – Deadline to Submit Nomination November 2 | 7-9p  – Annual Meeting & Elections (virtual) – RSVP TO THE MEETING HERE  Candidates are highly encouraged to attend this Read more…