Climbers taking the lead on stewardship

The BCC is a local climbing organization working everyday to protect and preserve climbing areas on Colorado's Front Range and beyond. Our stewardship programs include trail building, anchor replacement, waste management and more.

Join our community and help preserve and protect climbing areas from Boulder Canyon to Indian Creek.


Front range climbing stewards

Our professional trail building crew works with individuals and group volunteers to create sustainable access and staging areas at our most popular climbing areas.

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Bolt Replacement

Our anchor replacement program helps keep Colorado climbing areas safe and accessible, from premier sport crags to classic alpine walls. We’ve replaced over 750 bolts.

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News & Events

waste management

Our ten "poop bag" stations and portapotties were placed at strategic locations to reduce climbers’ impact and keep tons of human waste out of fragile watersheds.

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Please respect closures! Throughout the year climbing areas are closed for many reasons, and staying away when land managers ask is important to preserve positive relationships.


  • The Bear Canyon Trail west of Mesa Trail is closed 24 hours a day through November for Xcel to work on the transmission lines.

  • A few crags in the Flatirons through October 1: East face of The Hand, standard route on Finger Flatiron, and all of Shark's Fin are closed April 1 through October 1 for bat roosting

  • All season raptor closures are LIFTED

  • Boulder Falls is now OPEN