The Access Fund Announces New Executive Director

The Access Fund is pleased to announce the hire of Brady Robinson as the new Executive Director.

The Access Fund is pleased to announce the hire of Brady Robinson as the new Executive Director.

Robinson's 20-year climbing career spans the spectrum from dirtbag climber to professional climber, writer, and photographer. He also has a decade of nonprofit management experience with Outward Bound. Starting September 1, he will assume his new role as Executive Director of the only national climbers' advocacy organization, the Access Fund.

“Brady's background is an ideal fit for what the Access Fund needs in a leader; he is first and foremost a climber but he knows how to run a business and build a strong team. The staff and Board are confident that Brady has what it takes to move the organization towards our vision,” says Dan Nordstrom, Access Fund Board President. He continues, “Brady has climbed it all––from alpine granite to sandstone boulders–– and now he's going to work to keep it all open.”

Brady will be joining the Access Fund fulltime at the Boulder Office beginning September 1st and can be reached at, 303.545.6772 x101.

About the Access Fund
Since 1991, the Access Fund has been the only national advocacy organization that keeps climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. The Access Fund supports and represents over 1.6 million climbers nationwide in all forms of climbing, including Rock Climbing, Ice Climbing, Mountaineering, and Bouldering. Five core programs support the mission on national and local levels: public policy, stewardship & conservation (including grants), grassroots activism, climber education, and land acquisition. For more information visit or


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