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SLCA in the News

Thanks to our friends at KUTV for having us on this morning. See you at the Climbing Fest! Full story and video below. BY ASHLEY BEYER TUESDAY, AUGUST 22ND 2017 (KUTV) Salt Lake City – The Salt Lake Climbers Alliance is throwing a big festival August 26-27, 2017 for climbers of all skill levels and ages. […]

Advocacy in Action

Julia Geisler, Executive Director of the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance, offers some tips as she belays Travis Campbell, district staff member for Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, while climbing with with members of the Utah Chapter of the American Alpine Club at Beach Ball Crag in Big Cottonwood Canyon on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 at the […]

Climbers Partner with LDS Church on Stewardship of Little Cottonwood Canyon Climbing

Climbers Partner with LDS Church on Stewardship of Little Cottonwood Canyon Climbing June 1st, 2017, Salt Lake City, Utah – The Salt Lake Climbers Alliance (SLCA), the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and Access Fund announce the signing of an unprecedented lease for 140 acres in Little Cottonwood Canyon (LCC). The […]

How Bouldering Changed Joe’s Valley – Climbers, federal land agencies, and locals work to preserve Joe’s Valley

The SLCA is excited to share Climbing Magazine’s article: How Bouldering Changed Joe’s Valley – Climbers, federal land agencies, and locals work to preserve Joe’s Valley by Carolyn Webber! The article highlights years of collaboration between federal, state, local, non-profit, and private sector partners working to create sustainable recreation infrastructure while brining economic benefit to rural Emery […]

Defend Our National Monuments

This week, the Department of the Interior announced that it would be reviewing millions of acres of public land protected as National Monuments under a piece of legislation called the Antiquities Act. This is an unprecedented action that puts one of our bedrock conservation laws under threat. All National Monuments are at risk, but the […]

GET YOUR TICKETS!

PROTECT WASATCH CLIMBING 8th Annual SLCA Fundraiser Party June 8th   6-10PM / Black Diamond Parking Lot (2084 E 3900 S, Salt Lake City) Hosted by Black Diamond GET YOUR TICKETS! $25 Adult $15 Kids (10 and under) Free for kids under 1 year ($35 Adult, $25 Kids 10 and under, free kids under 1 year At the […]

Environmental Assessment-Joe’s Valley Bouldering Area – SLCA & Access Fund’s Comments

Photo by: Brandon Fox – Gabi Fox on Proppa Dyno Environmental Assessment-Joe’s Valley Bouldering Area – SLCA & Access Fund’s Comments April 27, 2017 BLM, Price Field Office ATTN: Jake Palma 125 South 600 West Price, Utah 84501 P:435-636-3600 Submitted via email: blm_ut_pr_recreation@blm.gov RE: Environmental Assessment-Joe’s Valley Bouldering Area The Salt Lake Climbers Alliance (SLCA) […]

HELP DECIDE THE FUTURE OF JOE’S VALLEY!

HELP DECIDE THE FUTURE OF JOE’S VALLEY! We need your help to determine the future of Joe’s Valley. The bouldering in Joe’s Valley, UT continues to rise in popularity, and increased climber traffic has made it necessary to make some infrastructure adjustments to protect this world-class climbing area. Over the last few years, Access Fund […]