URGENT: RESPONSE DEADLINE FEB 25 In our meeting with JTNP Superintendent Curt Sauer last year, he indicated that although courts had twice decided that the Eagle Mtn landfill project (see here for background) was improperly planned and located, that Kaiser Eagle Mtn Inc. (the developer) would not stop.  And sure enough they are appealing to… Read More


Well we could talk about it till the Bighorn come home, but some pics can tell the story better…. see slideshow below! But suffice to say that the kickoff event for the 2010-11 climbing season in Josh was tons of fun, learning, gear giving and giving back to the Park in numerous ways. If you… Read More


You can wait to react, or be part of the shaping process of your Park. The General Management Plan process has officially begun, but it’s a long process and your thoughts on what can enhance the Joshua Tree experience are welcome: see this invite from Park Superintendent Curt Sauer. Let the Park know your thoughts… Read More


The National Park Service has temporarily closed the Towers of Uncertainty climbing area located along Geology Tour Road to all recreational use including climbing due to active raptor nesting.  The major crags affected are Two Bolt Rock, Lava Dome, Cave Rock and Reef Rock.  The park service expects the area to reopen to recreational use following… Read More