Why We Should Abide The Devils Tower Voluntary Climbing Ban

The other day while scrolling through social media, I came across this post from Access Fund’s instagram account, encouraging people to “respect and honor the voluntary closure of Devils Tower during the month of June to show our respect to the numerous Native American tribes that consider it a sacred site during this month.” Interesting. A very small amount of

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Worried About Bouldering in the Desert? A Follow Up

A couple weeks ago, I wrote an article called “Should We Be Worried About Bouldering in the Desert?” My goal was to generate some discussion around that question. Predictably enough, given all that’s going on right now in the world (and specifically in the Bears Ears) there wasn’t much response. In short, the obvious answer is “probably not, when we

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River Rambles on the San Juan

I floated down a river. It was really nice. Here’s a little something I wrote, and some pictures I took. If you’ve ever considered making your way down a desert river on some sort of inflatable vessel, I would highly recommend making that dream a reality. ASAP. Floating down the river you feel you could be anywhere. At least I

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