2nd Annual Climbing Stewards Training Join the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance and the Access Fund-Jeep Conservation Team for a professional climbing stewardship training in our own backyard climbing area at the Crescent Crack and Egg Trail area in lower Little Cottonwood Canyon. This event is in partnership with the Salt Lake Ranger District of the […]
POPTIRE CAVE CLIMBERS – As many are aware, the SLCA has been working with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service to address concerns over the impact of climbers using the Poptire Cave on nearby golden eagle nests. Thankfully, these conversations have not resulted in an outright closure of the area. […]
SLCA’s Wasatch Anchor & Bolt Replacement Committee (WARI) members will be attending this Future of Fixed Anchors Conference in Red Rocks to collaborate on how to address bad bolts and anchors. You can attend too! TICKETS DETAILS: Join your friends at Access Fund and Petzl for a two day conference on the future of fixed […]
SAVE THE DATE Annual SLCA Public Meeting Thursday, January 28th, 2016 6-8pm / Millcreek REI / Wasatch Room / 3285 E 3300 S SLC Utah 84109 2015 Accomplishments 2016 Goals Public Input – we want to hear from you and your concerns about outdoor climbing areas in the Wasatch. Showing of the film “The Grand […]
October 24th, 2015 On October 23rd the Joe’s Valley Coalition met to discuss the future of Joe’s Valley once again. In attendance were representatives from the SLCA and the town of Castle Dale, Access Fund, BLM, Forest Service, local business owners, Steven Jeffries (Joe’s guide book author) Adriana Nunez (Joe’s Valley Festival Coordinator). The following […]
This week, a volunteer crew from the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance and staff from Liberty Mountain conducted a graffiti cleanup in an area of Little Cottonwood Canyon called the Swamp. This zone hosts many classic lines including one of the canyon’s hardest, Eclipse V13. Vandals continue to tag boulders, structures, trees and vegetation in the […]
CAR POOL to Joe’s Valley Adopt a Crag If you have REGISTERED for this Saturday’s Joe’s Valley Adopt a Crag from 9-2pm, and want to car pool, please use this Facebook post to coordinate efforts. See you there!
There has been yet another graffiti attack on the Bog Boulder in Little Cottonwood Canyon! The tags in the pic affect the holds on Hike (V4) and Eclipse (V12) – one of the hardest, best, and most famous boulder problems in the canyon. If you see vandalism happening – REPORT it ASAP to Unified Police […]