The one-month public commentary period for the proposed retro-bolting of four routes at the Pit ended late last week and we appreciate all of your patience in presenting the results. The rationale behind this process was stated within the initial proposal overview. It was undertaken as a trial attempt at… Read More »Results of The Pit Retro-Bolting Survey
There has been some confusion in our community about if the Northern Arizona Climbers Coalition (NAZCC) is involved with the recent retro-bolted routes at the Pit. We felt compelled to make this public statement to try to clarify the situation as best we can — although we too are pretty… Read More »An Open Letter To Our Community
THE NAZCC IS PROPOSING UPDATES TO THE HARDWARE AND BOLT PLACEMENTS ON SEVERAL ROUTES AT THE PIT The NAZCC is currently looking at various candidates for bolt replacement work at the Pit, and has identified several potential routes that raise some ethical concerns. The following proposal is the organization’s attempt… Read More »NAZCC Retro-Bolting Proposal For The Pit
Do you love climbing and conservation? Are you keen to volunteer in your community? The Northern Arizona Climbers Coalition is looking for 3 new board members to join our team and help protect the future of our local climbing!! Get involved yourself, share with a friend, all applicants welcome!
NAZCC RAISING FUNDS FOR REPLACING OLD FIXED HARDWARE The NAZCC is currently raising funds to start an Anchor Replacement Initiative and we need you help to make it a reality! Many of the routes in Northern Arizona have hardware that is 20+ years old and these old bolts pose a… Read More »Anchor Replacement Initiative
COMMENTS NEEDED ON USFS OAK CREEK CANYON PARKING RESTRICTIONS The Coconino National Forest has proposed several actions for their Oak Creek Watershed Restoration Project (Project Info). We need to submit comments advocating a pro-climber stance. Of the nine proposed actions the only one directly affecting climbing access is the informal… Read More »Oak Creek Action Alert