Why is a climbing management plan needed?
Purpose of the Plan
The purpose of this plan is to guide the management of rock climbing and related activities for the protection of cultural resources, natural resources, and wilderness character, and to support the public’s desire to enjoy the park through climbing and related activities. In particular, the plan will address impact issues associated with access routes to climbing areas, climbing routes, and the use of fixed anchors, consistent with laws, regulations, policy, and guidance.
This plan would establish management actions related to rock climbing, bouldering, and related activities, in order to protect cultural and natural resources, comply with the Wilderness Act, and provide for a breadth of quality rock-based recreation experiences. Objectives include:
The public comment period is closed.
Public comments were accepted from April 14 to June 13, 2021. To learn more about the planning process please visit:
Last updated: July 9, 2021