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 […]

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 […]