The Challenge

Partner with Trails Utah, Salt Lake City Climbers Alliance, and Access Fund Conservation Alliance to help rebuild the eroding Grit Mill climbing access trail in steep and exposed terrain. 

Little Cottonwood Canyon

 Salt Lake City, Utah 

The Results

Leveraging the knowledge and skills of our trail crew and the SLCA, we built over 500 rock steps using advanced ropes systems and mechanical advantage to relocate rocks and boulders on highly exposed terrain.

  • 500+ Rock Steps

  • X# Crib Walls

  • X# Belay Pads

  • X miles of trail restored

  • Restored relationship between USFS and local climbers

  • Improved the overall safety of belay sites

  • Solidified access to historic climbing routes