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 […]

Protect local & national climbing access!

Check out the Access Fund‘s Top 10 Climbing Access Victories for 2016. Your Access Fund & Salt Lake Climbers Alliance Joint Membership helps to make it all possible! Protect both local and national climbing areas today -join, renew, and donate here: Join or renew before Dec 14th, and get the Access Fund’s new 2017 […]

Lighting the Way

“I’ve learned the importance of giving back; we as humans take so much from the earth, the least we can do is keep it clean.” @therealzoegirl – Zoe Keithley “After helping out in these areas it makes me feel closer to the land that i love to play on. The outside is better than 3-D […]

Corporate Adopt a Crags

This year, the SLCA asked local businesses to bring their employees out to give back to the places they love to play through stewardship of the climbing resource in the Wasatch. Many companies came out to support – here are two… Eric, Jedidiah, and Alex are all on the Cryptographic Services team within Cisco’s Information Security […]