You might dismiss the idea that climbers hold political power, but you’d be wrong.
Source: How Much Political Influence Do Climbers Have? – Climbing Magazine | Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Bouldering, Ice Climbing
Everybody has political power, it is our duty as American’s to Vote. A Climber saying that his vote does not matter is no different than any regular person in any city, in any state, saying that their vote doesn’t matter. Climber, Accountant, Cyclist, Movie Star, Mom, Dad, Teacher or Doctor, Your Vote Matters.
Be sure to read the great article by Cameron Fenton about the different climbers funds and activist groups and companies that exist in climbing.
Brendan Leonard takes a look at what four of our presidential candidates could mean for climbers.
Source: Vote for Climbing: Where the 2016 Candidates Stand on Outdoor Issues – Climbing Magazine | Rock Climbing, Mountaineering, Bouldering, Ice Climbing
This is a great article about the differing of opinions regarding the transfer of Federal (public) parks to individual States, which would further allow the States to sell the land to Private Landowners if they needed/wanted too.