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Climbing and Canyoneering Management Plan EA/AEF June 2013

This is the environmental assessment/assessment of effect (EA/AEF) the National Park Service (NPS) has prepared to analyze various actions in managing rock climbing and canyoneering activities in Arches National Park. Issues identified include effects on natural and cultural resources and wilderness character, increase in use levels, the development of new routes, use of fixed gear, development of approach trails, rock alteration, visual impacts and the effects of climbing/canyoneering on visitor safety and experiences.

This EA/AEF will be on public review for 30 days. If you wish to comment on the EA/AEF, please post comments on this site. If you are unable to, you may mail comments to the address below:

Planning and Compliance Coordinator
Southeast Utah Group, National Park Service
2282 S. West Resource Blvd
Moab, Utah 84532
Comment Period: Closed        06/10/2013 - 07/09/2013
Document Content:
Appendix A Glossary of TermsAppendix A Glossary of Terms   (146.2 KB, PDF file)
Appendix H USFWS Concurrence LetterAppendix H USFWS Concurrence Letter   (155.0 KB, PDF file)
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