Monday, August 10, 2020

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    Extreme Sports

    Ram Truck partners with Moabite for 2020 Rebelle Rally

    Barlow’s rally team “Team 4 Corners” plans to once again engage veteran navigator Chris Mayne from France.

    BLM urges climbers to avoid areas in Indian Creek

    The BLM asks climbers and hikers to avoid walls commonly referenced in climbing guides and on the web as The Wall, Reservoir Wall, Cat Wall, and the multiple Meat Walls.

    Rescue from Castleton Tower

    Monday was a busy day for Search & Rescue members. Here, they come to the aid of a woman who fell at Castleton Tower, accompanied by Grand County EMS and Sheriff’s deputies.

    It’s raptor-nesting season at Indian Creek’s famed cliffs

    BLM asks hikers, climbers to avoid certain areas Each spring raptors return to the Indian Creek area for nesting. Eagles, falcons and other migratory birds use shallow depressions on...

    Parks restrict climbing routes to protect wildlife

    In order to protect critical wildlife habitat for raptors and desert bighorn sheep, a number of climbing routes in Canyonlands and Arches national parks will close for up to six months each...

    Know before you go: Avalanche awareness talk Dec. 5

    Last winter, four people died in avalanches in the State of Utah, including one in Moab’s La Sal Mountains. Learning about avalanches is imperative for winter recreationists, including snowmobilers and backcountry skiers, according to avalanche forecaster Eric...

    Rescuers fly to same spot twice in 24 hours for climbing accidents

    First day’s incident required two helicopters In separate incidents on consecutive days last week, first responders made air rescues for two climbers who sustained injuries while climbing in the...

    More than 800 compete in Dead Horse Ultra

    Pleasant weather and a diverse turnout made the Dead Horse Ultra a fun fall race on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Gemini Bridges Recreation Area. More than 800 runners from Alaska to Hawaii...

    A night on the tower

    Climbers endure lightning, rain, cold in unplanned stay A pair of climbers recently spent the night on a ledge 200 feet up Castleton Tower after a miscommunication left the...

    Moab skydiver brings home national championship

    Katie Hansen and her team will represent the U.S. in the 2020 world championships in Siberia, Russia As if Moab area residents don’t have enough to brag about, locals can...

    Grand County receives rural incident of the year awardCritical medical response saves life of BASE jumper

    On September 3, 2017 right around sunset, three experienced BASE jumpers prepared to jump off a wall on Lower Gemini Bridge Road named ‘French Kiss.’ Ammon McNeely, the second to exit, struck the wall which resulted in a partial...

    BASE jumpers give back: local community hosts Earth Day cleanup

    The local BASE jumping community is hosting a three-day event, in which jumpers will clean up heavily used jumping areas, attend safety courses, and communicate with Bureau of Land Management, Grand County Search and Rescue, and National Park Service...

    Latest News

    Nominees sought for Theodore Roosevelt Genius Prize Advisory Council

    It will focus on endangered species protection, invasive species management, poaching and wildlife trafficking prevention, and nonlethal solutions to human-wildlife conflicts, according to a press release from the department.

    Trail review: Amazing vistas but be prepared!

    The views are breathtaking, but the time and teamwork to traverse the 18.9-mile trail was what made the adventure a memory of a lifetime

    Tales of Trails: Get ‘On Top of the World’ to see spectacular views

    The Top of the World Trail is about 19 miles long in and out from the pavement on Highway 128 near Dewey Bridge.

    County: No avoiding tax hike — even during a pandemic

    Were the property tax increase to be rescinded, he said Grand County “would literally be totally broke.”

    Off and running, seeking new team members

    Members of the Grand County High School cross-country team hold their first practice of the season Monday morning. Coach Randy Martin said he’s looking for more students to join the team.