Climbing on Public Land


Rock climbing, ice climbing, bouldering and/or mountaineering are legitimate and longstanding uses of public lands in many countries. Unfortunately, not all land managers are aware of what climbing is about – climbing uses, risks, needs, and impacts – or the cooperative relationship that can exist between them and climbers. It can be intimidating to approach a public land manager sometimes.

The following information will help you identify and address potential areas of concerns that a land manager might raise and provide you with a process for approaching land managers about the existence of a climbing area and building a relationship.




Author: Access Fund
Published: 2006
Categories: Climbing Management @en, Public Land

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