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(AccessFund) Tribes come out in support of climbing at Bears Ears

If I had any doubt that Monument designation was just a ruse to boost the Recreation Industry in San Juan County, I don’t have any now. For more, from 2014, The Zephyr’s “Bike Borg” story:…/moab-is-assimilated-b…/

EXCERPT FROM THE ‘ACCESS FUND:‘ After months of collaboration and exploration of common ground with the Inter-Tribal Coalition, we are gratified to report that earlier today they submitted a letter to Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell expressing their support of continued climbing access in the region, and inclusion of climbing in a potential National Monument proclamation.

“We believe that the climbers will be committed and effective advocates for good land-use policies and practices in the Bears Ears National Monument. In particular, we believe that climbing should properly be included in the presidential proclamation as a legitimate use of monument lands; climbing has never been mentioned in a proclamation to date but we believe it would be appropriate here.”

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