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SLCA & USFS SIGN MOU

CLIMBING NEWS: Julia Geisler, Salt Lake Climbers Alliance Executive Director, and Dave Whittekiend, Forest Supervisor on the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest​, singed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on June 11th, 2015 at the SLCA Fundraiser Party hosted by Black Diamond​. The MOU purpose states: “We strive to make this alliance a working example of cooperation and […]

Climbing Stewards Training

REGISTER NOW! Join the SLCA & the Access Fund-Jeep Conservation Team for professional climbing stewardship training right here in our own backyard. This event is in partnership with the Salt Lake Ranger District of the USFS. This training will provide local climbing organization leaders, volunteers and land managers with the highly technical skills & techniques […]

Opportunities and Unknowns for Climbers in the Mountain Accord Proposed Blueprint

Opportunities and Unknowns for Climbers in the Mountain Accord Proposed Blueprint   From brake and exhaust fumes from the many vehicles using Little Cottonwood Canyon and Big Cottonwood Canyon on a beautiful spring day to the traffic jams that a powder day generate in the Central Wasatch, it is clear to anyone who ventures into […]

BLM Will Conduct Environmental Assessment at Joe’s Valley Bouldering Sites

BLM Will Conduct Environmental Assessment at Joe’s Valley Bouldering Sites Joe’s Valley’s reputation as some of the best bouldering country in the world has grown immensely over the years. With its large concentration of sandstone boulders and beautiful emerald reservoir, it has become one of the world’s premier sites for bouldering. This area attracts climbers […]

ROCK Project Tour

We are thrilled to announce that the ROCK Project Tour is hitting Salt Lake City next month! This first of its kind climbing, advocacy, and education event will bring together an inspirational group of pro athletes (including Hazel Findlay, Joe Kinder, Barbara Zangrel, Daniel Jung, Sam Elias, Paige Claassen, Chris Schulte, Brittany Griffith, and Daila […]

Mountain Accord Recreation Panel Discussion and Q&A

Mountain Accord Recreation Panel Discussion and Q&A Where:         Salt Lake City Public Library – Nancy Tessman Auditorium When:          March 5, 6:00 to 8:00 pm Panel members include: Carl Fisher, Executive Director Save Our Canyons Brad Peterson, Director of the Governor’s Office of Outdoor Recreation Julia Geisler, Executive Director, Salt Lake Climbers Alliance Jamie Kent, President, Wasatch Backcountry Alliance Who should […]