Top rock climbers head to Washington to push for public lands protection

In 62 separate meetings, 13 teams of athletes and advocates made their ask of politicians: protect public lands by supporting funding

Alex Honnold was stuck in traffic.

The world’s most renowned rock climber was due on Capitol Hill for a US Senate reception with other top climbers from around the country, who had descended en masse on Washington to lobby for greater protections for public lands.

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Source: theguardian
Top rock climbers head to Washington to push for public lands protection