Tuesday, August 4, 2020


Moab, UT

84.6 F

    Rock Climbing

    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.

    Indian Creek Leave No Trace event March 20-22

    Several environmental organizations and the Bureau of Land Management will take part in a two-day Leave No Trace event at Indian Creek...

    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...

    Missing ‘Man’: Iconic desert rock face falls to rubble

    The classic desert rock climb ‘Jah Man’ on the Sister Superior formation has seen incredibly substantial rockfall. So much so, that a significant part of the route has been reduced to a pile of rubble. I was up there today to assess the damage.

    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,...

    A night on the tower

    Climbers endure lightning, rain, cold in unplanned stay A pair of climbers recently spent...

    Climber crab-walks to safety after injuring hip

    First responders assisted an injured rock climber who hurt his hip after swinging into the rock face about 300 feet up a climb on Big Bend Towers.

    All Indian Creek climbing walls open

    The Bureau of Land Management in a press release announcing that all the climbing walls at Indian...

    Arches N.P. climbing and canyoneering permits available online

    Day-use permits for canyoneering and rock climbing in Arches National Park are now available online, park officials said in a news release last week....

    NPS seeks public comment on proposed Arches climbing and canyoneering management plan

    The National Park Service is seeking public comments on preliminary alternatives for a climbing and canyoneering management plan being developed by Arches National Park. Current...

    The Market on Center

    A new type of farmers market is happening in Moab this summer, and it began on July 23. Dubbed “The Market on Center,” it includes vendors selling food and produce, artisan creations and other items.

    Domestic travel not replacing global visits

    The overall figures for 2020, not just the month of June, are more striking.

    CNY flights more empty than full

    The numbers align with anecdotes from businesses of seeing more Texas and California license plates than typical.

    Abandoned mine reclamation project could begin this fall

    The closure methods include masonry walls, steel grates, rebar barricade and earthen backfill.