Monday, May 25, 2020

Moab, UT

57 F

    Rock Climbing

    Rescue from Castleton Tower

    Photo courtesy of Grand County EMS Monday was a busy day for Search & Rescue members. Here, they...

    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 A climber tackles one of the world-class crags at Indian...

    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 A Classic Air Medical helicopter takes off Nov. 14, carrying first responders...

    A night on the tower

    Climbers endure lightning, rain, cold in unplanned stay Matt Moore takes a foot selfie from the top of...

    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

    A climber makes his way up a wall at Indian Creek. Photo courtesy of jfdervin/Wikimedia Commons The Bureau...

    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...

    Gas prices creep up as holiday dawns

    The national average price of gasoline has risen 2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $1.86 per gallon Monday.

    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.

    Obituary: Michael Arehart, 1950-2020

    On Nov. 21, 1973, he married his wife of 47 years, Ann Sparks of Nephi, Utah, in the Manti Temple. To this union came four children, Teresa “Tee,” Mindee, Trevor and Monica.

    Obituary: Richard Fullam III, 1952-2020

    Richard was born in Brooklyn, New York on April 24, 1952 to Richard J. Jr. and Dorothea A. Baetz Fullam.