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Latest SLCA news and events

Thursday, September 11th, 2008


We just wanted to let everyone know about a few events happening in Salt Lake City over the coming weeks:

Lone Peak Clean-up

This Saturday: Sept. 13

This is a little last minute but…come and help clean up this alpine gem. Projects include fire pit dispersal and invasive weed species (thistle) removal.

Contact Jonathan Knight at jpknight -A T- juno dot com more information.

Reel Rock Tour – Tower Theater

Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 7pm

The third annual Reel Rock Film Tour makes a stop at the Tower Theater. Features the latest releases from filmmakers at Sender Films and Big Up Productions.

Films this year include: The Sharp End, Dosage: South Africa, The Aerialist, On Sight and Grand Canyon Walls.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Momentum Gym and the Tower Theater. This event usually sells out so get them early….

Presented by Momentum and Petzl

For more information, go to

7th Annual HERA Climb4Life

Sept. 18-21

The 7th Annual HERA Ovarian Cancer Climb4Life hosted by Black Diamond and Exum Utah will take place September 18-21 in SLC. Jason Kehl, Joe Kinder, Katie Brown, Alli Rainey, Noah Bigwood, Kevin Wilkinson, Nate Gold and others will be on hand. A weekend of climbing, parties, yoga and films for a great cause.

– Don’t miss Parallel Universes, a multi-media presentation featuring three amazing climbers – Kehl, Kinder and Wirtz. Friday, Sept 19 at 7pm in the SLC Library. Cost is $10 at the door and there will be a raffle for great swag. Free entry for C4L participants.

For more information go to:

And here are some other events you’ll be hearing more about soon. Details to follow…

Oct. 9: Majka Burhardt: Vertical Ethiopia slideshow at Rowland Hall

Oct. 11: LCC Crag Clean-up. We’ve got BIG plans in Little Cottonwood and we’re going to need a lot of help! Mark your calendars!!!

Oct. 18: Black Diamond Gear Swap. SLCA will be accepting donations of used gear to sell at the Swap. All funds raised will be go to support the SLCA and area projects.

Got friends that might be interested in what the SLCA is doing? Forward them this mail and have them contact us to be put on the mailing list. They’ll get updates on access issues, crag clean-ups and other climbing-related events in the area. Check us out on Facebook, too.

Interested in getting more involved in protecting and preserving our valley’s great climbing resources? Just contact us…we’re always looking for volunteers….



MvM now free.

Friday, September 5th, 2008

From an email:

Momentum Video Magazine has shifted to an all-free format.

That’s right, FREE.

What does that mean to you? Free access to our entire vault of HD climbing videos.

* Footage of new bouldering areas
* Ticks of world-famous sport lines
* Bold traditional sends
* Sick efforts in the alpine realm
* And LOTS more.

MVM offers a complete view of what’s happening in climbing – right now.

With a new RSS feed and daily updates from the likes of Joe Kinder, Sonnie Trotter and Jamie Emerson, MVM offers news, entertainment and video footage, not to mention dailies and outtakes from Mike Call’s latest films.

And it’s all free.

Why? Because we’re glad you like our site, and we want to keep you coming back for more. Also, because these generous sponsors have made it possible:

Black Diamond –
Evolv –
Flashed –
The North Face –
La Sportiva –

Momentum Video Magazine –– is now free.

Welcome to climbing media reloaded.

Check it out. Let me know what you think. And – if you’re not already – GET INVOLVED!