Archive for January, 2008

Mike Libecki Year of the Rat Slideshow

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

Via the Mountain Hardware blog.

January 30, 2008 at 7:30 PM – Our Lady of the Snows, Alta Utah
January 31, 2008 at 7:30 PM – Our Lady of the Snows, Alta Utah

This sounds like a great event, free admission, free adult grape beverages, live music and a huge raffle. Plus, you can’t beat a setting like downtown Alta.

Cottonwood Canyons Scenic Byway Study Open House

Thursday, January 24th, 2008

Thursday, January 24, 2008 5-8PM at the Salt Lake City Library.

Posted in the forum by JK:

For anyone that is interested and has a chance to stop by this evening, there is a public, open house concerning this ongoing planning effort for the canyons. If you are concerned about the future of the canyons, check it out and give some feedback.

For more information, visit the project website at:

Avalaunch Festival

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Avalaunch has been invited to be a featured event at the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, January 25 and 26. Avalaunch will celebrate it’s “launching” party at The Depot featuring Michael Franti & Spearhead and more.

More here….

Two comps

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

In keeping in the spirit of dual posts, here are links to two upcoming comps.

First is the California comp at the Front Climbing Club, more info here:

Second is the Adult National Championships at Momentum Indoor Climbing Gym, info here: Registration here:

Books by members

Monday, January 14th, 2008

First is a book by Christine published in November 2007, word on the mountain is that another is on the way…..

Salt Lake City, Park City, Provo & Utah’s High Country Resorts: Great Destinations by Christine Balaz

Pick up your copy here:

Second is a book of beautiful photographs by Jansen

Fine Art Landscape Photography, A New View of the American Landscape by Jansen Gunderson

Pick up your copy here:

You should ask yourself this question – “why would I want to give my hard earned dough to some author I might see at a book signing, when I can harass these authors via private message on utahclimbers?”

2008 Romp to Stomp out breast cancer

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

This snowshoe series will be held at Mountain Dell Golf Course on February 2nd, 2008

For more information, please see: