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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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

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! […]

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 […]

Access Alert! Bears Ears

BREAKING NEWS from our friends at the Access Fund… We have a big favor to ask…the future of iconic climbing areas in southern Utah will be debated this Saturday, and we need your help. There will be a public “listening session” to hear stakeholder input on the future of the Bears Ears region, which includes […]