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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  

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 […]

Respect the First Ascensionists

In light of recent events on Outside Corner and Stuarts Ride (photos), the SLCA would like to reiterate its position regarding establishing new routes and respecting first ascensionists written by a SLCA Board Member of the past that still holds true today. “Historically, Salt Lake climbers have been guided by a code of ethics, passed […]

The Giving Bolt

A Message from Jimmy Keithley, SLCA Wasatch Anchor Replacement Initiative Committee Chair Well here we are old bolt…. Let me just say this before I remove you. You should be proud because great care was taken when you were placed. Questions were asked such as “Was this the best spot for you? Was there any […]