Salt Lake Climbing Festival
to Aug 26

Salt Lake Climbing Festival

Salt Lake Climbing Festival

Brought to you by the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance

Presented by CAMP

August 24-26th, 2018

Alpine Rose, Brighton Ski Resort, Utah

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Increase your climbing knowledge during this weekend of skills-based clinics and festivities. Join the SLCA for the full weekend, just one day, or for just come out for Saturday night festivities!

Saturday Night Only Ticket Includes:

  • New/Renewed SLCA Membership ($15 value)
  • Dinner by Yoshi’s Japanese Grill
  • Drinks by Moab Brewery
  • Live Music by The Pour
  • Activities including Yoga, MountainBEERing, Work/Climb Balance Workshop at The Alpine Rose
  • Vendor Village with Lawn Games & Gear Giveaways

Whether you are a seasoned climber or new to the sport, there is something to learn. Clinics include: Intro to Multi-Pitch Climbing, Self-Rescue, Slab Climbing, Big Wall & more! New this year are activities like Yin Yoga, Myofascial Release, How To Self-Treat Nagging Injuries & Performance Limitations, Thai Stretch & Release, MountainBeering, & Work/Climb Balance Workshop.

Home base for the fest is the beautiful Alpine Rose at the top of Big Cottonwood.

The festival doubles as a fundraiser for the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance to protect and steward Wasatch climbing.

Supported by Mountain Education & Development, RAB, Alpine Earthworks, Backcountry, Black Diamond, REI Coop, Blue Ice, Brighton, Canyon Transportation, Gnarly Nutrition, Grassroots Physical Therapy, Goal Zero, Kailas, The Front Climbing Club, Louis Arevalo Photography, Momentum, Outdoor Research, Petzl, PIVOT Integrated Wellness, Park City Yoga Adventures, Yoshi’s Japanese Grill, Moab Brewery, The Gear Room, Mammut, Evolv, Cypher, Patagonia, Red River Adventures, Rock Steady Body Works, Streamline Pilates, The Pour, Wilkinsons, Moon Climbing NA

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9th Annual SLCA Fundraiser at Black Diamond
6:00 PM18:00

9th Annual SLCA Fundraiser at Black Diamond

The 9th Annual SLCA Fundraiser hosted by Black Diamond is TODAY, June 7th!




Funds raised will go towards advocacy, stewardship of Wasatch climbing, the Salt Lake Climbing Festival, and more. The SLCA’s stewardship focus this year is at the 140-acre newly leased Gate Buttress parcel in Little Cottonwood Canyon owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

When: Thursday, June 7th, 2018 6:00 -10:00 PM

Where: Black Diamond Parking Lot 2084 E 3900 S Salt Lake City, Utah

Cost: $30 in advance – Get your tickets before 4PM on June 7th and your ticket includes a SLCA  membership + be entered into a drawing for a Black Diamond rope, draws, shoes, harness, pack & helmet!

$35 at the door $15 Kinds 10 & under

You don’t have to be a rock climber to enjoy this evening of games, music, silent auction, drinks and food. 

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Dirtbag Film
6:30 PM18:30

Dirtbag Film


$15 and all proceeds go to the SLCA and AAC to protect both local and national climbing. Doors open at 6:30 PM show starts at 7:00 PM. BYOB & crazy creek or crash pad.

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6:00 PM18:00

Climb A Mile For The Wasatch Celebration

Thank you for your support by participating in the inaugural Climb a Mile for the Wasatch Fundraiser.  We hope to see you at the Climb a Mile celebration this week!

You have two chances to rub shoulders with other Climb a Mile participants and pick up your swag bags:

  1. For those under 21 years of age or if you can’t make it to Shades of Pale Brewery, join us at Momentum Millcreek on February 28th from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

  2. If you are 21+, we will see you on Thursday, March 1st at Shades of Pale Brewery (154 W Utopia Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84115) from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. First beer is on the house for Climb a Mile participants and there will be light fare and good times to be had.

The Climb a Mile for the Wasatch Fundraiser has raised over $7,000 to date. We are blown away by the huge amount of support!

Funds raised go toward:

Advocacy work with local land managers to keep Wasatch climbing areas open

Stewardship of Wasatch climbing areas by hiring of professional trail crews, Adopt-a-Crag events, and the Wasatch Anchor Replacement Initiative

Education at the Salt Lake Climbing Festival

Community engagement to protect the places we love to climb

We hope you are having a great time working towards your mile and we’d love to see photos of your journey. Post them on the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance Facebook page and tag #mySLCAmile on Instagram.

Thanks to Momentum Indoor Climbing Gym and all the sponsors who are supporting this event. If you have any questions; please don’t hesitate to reach out to

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7:30 PM19:30

Joe's Valley Adopt a Crags February & March, 2018

Come & donate a day of climbing and help the Conservation Team at one of the following Adopt a Crag events:

Saturday, Feb 24 - 9am @ New Joes Vault Toilet

Saturday, Mar 10 - 9am @ New Joes Vault Toilet

Saturday, Mar 24 - 9am @ Man Size Parking

From February 14 through March 31, the Access Fund Jeep Conservation Team West will need YOUR help to complete trail & pad platform improvements throughout Joe's Valley. This Joe's Valley Climbing Conservation Initiative is a partnership with SLCA, USFS, BLM, Emery County and Utah Office of Outdoor Recreation- spearheaded by the Access Fund Conservation Team. Come support Joe's Valley and be a part of ensuring climbing sustainability in Joe's for the future.

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