One of many tales featured on this week’s publication from the American Alpine Membership entitled The Clubhouse is in regards to the battle to take care of entry to America’s mountain climbing areas. The next is a part of their story.
Mountaineering within the American Wilderness space—locations like Joshua Tree, Yosemite, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, and so many different iconic climbing areas—is underneath menace. Federal land managers are involved in regards to the elevated use on our public lands and argue it’s essential to ban the usage of fastened anchors. Though climbers and rangers are companions, disagreements about fastened anchors on this wilderness pose a strong menace to our capability to work collectively.
On this episode of the AAC Podcast, they sit down with Erik Murdock, VP of Coverage and Authorities Affairs at Entry Fund, to dive into the ins and outs of a important dialog about bolting and anchoring within the wilderness.
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