We Need Your Voice: Protect America’s Rock Climbing Act

The U.S. National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service unveiled a policy that would designate climbing bolts and anchors as “permanent installations,” which are banned under the 1964 Wilderness Act. The new policy proposal requires any route with fixed anchors to undergo a federal approval process that threatens climbing routes across the country with closure.  … More We Need Your Voice: Protect America’s Rock Climbing Act

Community Spotlight: Allan Alvarez

In the world of rock climbing, there are individuals whose stories inspire and illuminate the true essence of the sport. Allan Alvarez, a dedicated climber, and BACC board advisor, exemplifies the transformative power of climbing. Through an insightful interview, we glimpse Allan’s climbing journey, his deep connection to the climbing community, and his commitment to … More Community Spotlight: Allan Alvarez

Issues at Vent 5

We’ve received an overwhelming response from the community, voicing their concerns that the social trails are getting worse with the growing popularity of this crag. The human impact and the atmospheric winter rainfall have accelerated trail erosion at Vent 5. There are no official trails south of Mickey’s Beach and west of Highway 1. Therefore, … More Issues at Vent 5