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Killer K

Boulder climber
Sacramento, CA
Topic Author's Original Post - Dec 14, 2015 - 12:41pm PT
https://www.accessfund.org/news-and-events/news/donner-summit-saved

This is good news!
crankster

Trad climber
No. Tahoe
Dec 14, 2015 - 07:23pm PT
Kudos to the climbing community for raising $300K! Lots of help from Planet Granite and Touchstone Climbing.
looking sketchy there...

Social climber
Lassitude 33
Dec 15, 2015 - 08:45am PT
This should be front page grist ... oh, wait. No guns, religion or politics involved. Never mind.
Randisi

climber
Dec 15, 2015 - 08:48am PT
I've been living in China for the last four years, and in Pennsylvania for much of the twenty years before that, so pardon my asking, what was it in danger of?
crankster

Trad climber
No. Tahoe
Dec 15, 2015 - 08:58am PT
Private property, at the whim of the owner to restrict access.
bluering

Trad climber
Santa Clara, CA
Dec 15, 2015 - 09:21am PT
Access Fund is the real deal, their legal team is top-notch.

They're like legal-counsel for climbers. Pretty cool.

Kudos to the Tahoe locals too! Nice work.
T?S

Trad climber
Reno, NV
Dec 15, 2015 - 09:42am PT
Is it only Black Wall and the couple surrounding crags? Does anyone have a link to the property boundaries? In any case, awesome awesome news.
phylp

Trad climber
Upland, CA
Dec 15, 2015 - 09:49am PT
Great news. It's a fantastic place to climb.
Dingus Milktoast

Trad climber
Maestro, Ecosystem Ministry, Fatcrackistan
Dec 15, 2015 - 09:51am PT
T?J....

http://www.supertopo.com/climbing/thread.php?topic_id=2614457&msg=2614457#msg2614457

will get you caught up.

In the Sacramento Bee this morning
http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article49753900.html


DMT
MikeMc

Social climber
Dec 15, 2015 - 10:00am PT
Awesome. Man I never knew how much stone is up there, having never visited that area. Yowzah.
Eric Beck

Sport climber
Bishop, California
Dec 15, 2015 - 03:55pm PT
As one who climbed at Donner regularly in the 70s, this warms my heart
.
john hansen

climber
Dec 15, 2015 - 03:58pm PT
How did you climb with one hand clapping?
survival

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Dec 15, 2015 - 03:59pm PT
GUNS GUNS GUNS!!!!


RELIGION RELIGION RELIGION!!!


TRUMP TRUMP TRUMP!!!


CRUZ CRUZ CRUZ!!!


Just trying to keep it bumped up ya know??!!
mooser

Trad climber
seattle
Dec 15, 2015 - 05:52pm PT
So happy!
Ed H

Trad climber
Santa Rosa, CA
Dec 15, 2015 - 10:04pm PT
http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/2412920/Donner-Summit-Appreciation-Thread

http://www.supertopo.com/climbers-forum/1640173/Tahoe-Best-hand-finger-cracks
Rick A

climber
Boulder, Colorado
Dec 16, 2015 - 10:12am PT
Big thanks to the AF and all who made this possible!

I am proud to have been on the original board of the Access Fund and 25 years later, it is a lean, mean climbing access and conservation machine.

The Access Fund is having its end of year fundraising drive right now so this would be a great time to show our appreciation, not just for Donner but for everything it does, from advocacy in Washington DC to the great work of the land trust in acquiring threatened climbing areas.

I just wrote a check and I encourage everyone to do so.

https://www.accessfund.org/pages/make-a-difference

Rick

guyman

Social climber
Moorpark, CA.
Dec 16, 2015 - 11:00am PT
This is indeed good news.....

But what is the AF going to do about our little closed crag? (willie)

If it was "for sale" I don't think we would have that much of a problem getting the cash.... oh if all thing could be that simple.


and Rick A .... thank you for what you did BITD, at least Josh was saved.

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