2017 Anchor Replacement Fund Grant Awards Announced

Craig Hoffman photo

Craig Hoffman photo

American Alpine Club and Access Fund are pleased to announce the 2017 Anchor Replacement Fund grant awards. Now in its third year, the grant program was launched to address the growing concerns of anchor failure and the access issues that could result from these incidents. This year, we are thrilled to announce funding for eight worthy anchor replacement projects across the country:

  • Sam’s Throne Anchor Replacement, AR - Arkansas Climbers Coalition
  • Wichita Mountains Anchor Replacment, OK – Wichita Mountains Climbers Coalition
  • Lost Crag, PA - Southwest Pennsylvania Climbers Coalition
  • Hidden Cliff/Skunk Cave, ID - Southern Idaho Climbers Coalition
  • Tierrany Wall, TN - East Tennessee Climbers’ Coalition
  • Bolton Valley, Smuggler’s Notch, and Wheeler Valley, VT - CRAG- VT
  • Castle Rock State Park, CA - Bay Area Climbers Coalition
  • Stone Hill, MT - North West Montana Climbers Coalition

To learn more about these projects, see our press release.