Land of the Earth-born Spirit

Climbing Waiver

Climbing Waiver WARNING: Rock climbing is a dangerous, high-risk sport. The information provided on this website IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE for the user’s judgment or personal responsibility. The recommended route listing and other route information on this website are a...

Note on Gear

Note on Gear While some climbers want loads of beta on climbs, many don’t. You won’t find detailed beta here. Each climber climbs a route differently. Perhaps a special piece of gear is needed for a crux move, or a tough sequence is best protected by using a...

Beetle Kill and Forest Thinning

BEETLE KILL AND FOREST THINNING The beetles have found Greater Vedauwoo. Most areas have been affected to one degree or another. The USFS has had to resort to nearly clear – cutting several of these areas. Unfortunately, one such location is right in Central Vedauwoo...

Road Closures and Restricted Areas (2001)

ROAD CLOSURES and RESTRICTED AREAS Several roads accessing great climbing formations like the Valley Massif and the Reynold’s Complex, as well as many beautiful campsites, have been closed offin recent years due to a variety of reasons such as (but not limited to)...

Shooting Ban

SHOOTING BAN There is still a ban on the discharge of all firearms, including air and gas powered guns, from MARCH 31st through September 10th according to 36CFR261.58. Take notice of this as it is enforced and the fine is $5,000. This ban includes all weapons, even...

Fires

FIRES As of 4-01-13, there are no fire bans or restrictions anticipated. However, pending weather requirements during the season, the USFS reserves the right to change their mind. We are assured they will post new regulations (as they are deemed necessary) near the...

User Fees

USER FEES Access to much of Vedauwoo is free, however, there are USER FEES charged for Central Vedauwoo and the Lower Blair Parking Area. User fees are the same as last year. It is now $5.00 per day per car for a drive in pass, or get a Season Pass from the US Forest...

Vedauwoo Open Date 2005

OFFICIAL OPENING DATE The “official” (USFS) opening date for Vedauwoo (including Blair) is May 15th, 2005, depending (of course) upon weather conditions. Prior to that, gates to the Central Area and Lower Blair Parking Area will be locked. Of course, you can ALWAYS...

No Moose in Vedauwoo?

What? No Moose in Vedauwoo? So you think there are no moose at Vedauwoo?? Taken right from the gazebo in Central Vedauwoo. Mom, Pop, and Junior. What? No Moose in Vedauwoo? So you think there are no moose at Vedauwoo?? Taken right from the gazebo in Central Vedauwoo....

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