PUBLIC COMMENT NEEDED: Backcountry Closure Policy

PUBLIC COMMENT NEEDEDUDOT has posted their Backcountry Closure Policy for Avalanche Control in Little & Big Cottonwood Canyons. A Closure Policy for American Fork and Provo Canyon are coming soon. The final policy will be drafted on January 6th, 2017 after a review of public comments. If you have questions or concerns about the closure policy, then comment HERE now:,V:4886

Note to Climbers: None of these closures affect access to the climbing in Little Cottonwood Canyon on the north side of the highway below Lisa Falls. No UDOT backcountry closures affect the south side from Perla’s Ridge down to the mouth of the canyon. NO UDOT closures affect zones from the Coalpit Drainage up the entire south side of the canyon.

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