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Graffiti Clean Up in Little Cottonwood Canyon

SLCA, Crimson Climbing Collective, the University of Utah Climbing Team, and the Westminster Climbing Club Scrub Graffiti in Little Cottonwood Canyon With the help of the Salt Lake Climber Alliance, members of the Crimson Climbing Collective, the University of Utah Climbing Team, and the Westminster Climbing Club gathered in Little Cottonwood Canyon on April 14th, […]

Attention Climbers: Squawstruck

Attention Climbers: Squawstruck Local climbers have reported a pair of peregrine falcons nesting high on the Squawstruck route on Squaw Peak in Rock Canyon. The climbing party reported the birds on pitch 13 behaving aggressively towards them, and decided to bail in order to avoid causing any further disturbance. Please consider avoiding the route for the […]

ACCESS ALERT: POPTIRE CAVE

ACCESS ALERT: POPTIRE CAVE Poptire Cave is voluntarily CLOSED for nesting raptors now until May/June. Thank you for respecting the closure. HawkWatch International (HWI) nest monitoring has confirmed that Golden Eagles have begun incubating their eggs at a nest site near Poptire Cave. Please continue to observe a voluntary closure of the area until May/June […]

ACCESS ALERT: ECHO CANYON Climbing Areas (including the Dry Wall) are CLOSED until April 8th, 2017

ACCESS ALERT: ECHO CANYON Climbing Areas (including the Dry Wall) are CLOSED until April 8th, 2017. The entire property is annually closed January 1st to the second Saturday in April. Please respect this closure so that climbers don’t loose access the rest of the year. The main reason for the seasonal closure on the Henefer-Echo […]

The Climbing Community Asks Secretary – designee Zinke to Protect Bears Ears

Strong partnerships between federal, state and local governments working alongside non-profits and the outdoor industry are more important than ever to manage, steward, and protect public lands for future generations. Read more HERE. ACTION ALERT: Help us protect Bears Ears National Monument. Tell newly confirmed Secretary of Interior Zinke not to rescind or reduce Bear Ears! […]

PUBLIC COMMENT NEEDED: Backcountry Closure Policy

PUBLIC COMMENT NEEDED UDOT has posted their Backcountry Closure Policy for Avalanche Control in Little & Big Cottonwood Canyons. A Closure Policy for American Fork and Provo Canyon are coming soon. The final policy will be drafted on January 6th, 2017 after a review of public comments. If you have questions or concerns about the […]