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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 […]

How Bouldering Changed Joe’s Valley – Climbers, federal land agencies, and locals work to preserve Joe’s Valley

The SLCA is excited to share Climbing Magazine’s article: How Bouldering Changed Joe’s Valley – Climbers, federal land agencies, and locals work to preserve Joe’s Valley by Carolyn Webber! The article highlights years of collaboration between federal, state, local, non-profit, and private sector partners working to create sustainable recreation infrastructure while brining economic benefit to rural Emery […]

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) […]

Graffiti Clean Up in Little Cottonwood Canyon

SLCA, Crimson Climbing Collective, the University of Utah Climbing Team, and the Westminster Climbing Club Scrub Graffiti in Little Cottonwood Canyon With the help of the Salt Lake Climber Alliance, members of the Crimson Climbing Collective, the University of Utah Climbing Team, and the Westminster Climbing Club gathered in Little Cottonwood Canyon on April 14th, […]

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 […]

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 […]