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14er Public Access - Advocacy Toolkit

Thank you for your support for public access to private lands for outdoor recreation. This page includes guidance, tools, and tips to advocate for the policy changes required to restore access to the five closed Colorado fourteeners.

If you have questions or want to get more involved, email us.

Learn More and Get Ready for Action

New to this issue, advocacy and campaigning? Here’s a crash course on what you need to know about this issue and taking action to restore access.

Read About the Peak Closures

Learn why 14ers, trails, and climbing routes on private land are closing or at risk.

Learn About our Solution

Learn how recent legislation, SB 103 would restore and protect public access to private land.

Get Ready to Take Action

Learn how to take action to support SB 103 and mobilize more supporters for public access.

Get Organized and Take Action

Ready to organize and take action to support 14er public access? Here are four ways you can get more involved and make a difference right now. If you have any questions, check out our Advocacy Guide further above.

Sign & Share our Petition to State Lawmakers

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Join our Grassroots Support Facebook Group

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Ask Your Employer to Officially Endorse SB 103

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Submit a Letter to the Editor to the Local Paper

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Questions or feedback? Send them to: alexderr@thenextsummit.org

About Us: This Toolkit was created by Grassroots 14er Public Access, a group of hikers, climbers, and other outdoor enthusiasts working together to support, restore, and protect access to all fifty-eight of Colorado’s 14,000 foot peaks by supporting SB 103 or similar legislation to strengthen landowner liability protections if they allow free public access.

Mount Lincoln – CLOSED

Mount Lindsey – CLOSED

Mount Bross – CLOSED

SB 103 Supporters

SB 103 Opponents

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Connect with our Team!

If you want to take on a bigger role in this work and help us plan and implement our grassroots strategy, please contact our organizing committee by sending us a message using this form.

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