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 […]

Big Cottonwood Canyon Anchor Replacement Project

Big Cottonwood Canyon (BCC) Anchor Replacement Project  The Wasatch Anchor Replacement Initiative (WARI) Committee was formed in early 2015 and identified S-Curves & The Pile in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Salt Lake City, Utah as top priority for bolt and anchor replacement due to the age, non-stainless hardware used, popularity, and quick access to the Salt […]

Vandal Destroys Holds on Climbs in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah

Vandal Destroys Holds on Climbs in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah 04-Nov-2016 By Hayden Carpenter Jimmy Keithley, a climber from Salt Lake City, discovered on Sunday what no climber wants to see: Many of his home bouldering area classics, in Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah had been vandalized—holds smashed or pried off. “I went up there to […]

WARI Committee Members

  WARI Committee Members are as follows. Volunteers with adequate rope skills are welcome and needed to help with work days. Julia Geisler – Executive Director Jimmy Keithley – Chair Jonathan Knight Jason Hall John Ross Brad Heller Jonathan Thesenga Tyler Willcutt Keith Luscinski  

Joes Valley Adopt a Crag

Joes Valley Adopt a Crag October 9th, 2016 In conjunction with the Joes Valley Festival, Sunday morning was set aside for the Adopt a Crag in Joes facilitated by the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance. The morning started with a meet up at the Castle Dale Rec Center. Donuts and coffee were provided by the Food Ranch and were […]

The Grit Mill Project in Little Cottonwood Canyon – by Blake Summers in the Utah Adventure Journal

Register for an Adopt a Crag HERE for one Saturday this fall and help with the effort to protect Little Cottonwood Canyon climbing. The Grit Mill Project In Little Cottonwood Canyon BY BLAKE SUMMERS | 09/27/16 The Lower Little Cottonwood Canyon (LCC) Hiking & Climbing Trail Project is the largest climbing access trail project on […]