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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Southern Nevada District Office
 
Release Date: 08/29/12
Contacts: Kirsten Cannon , 702-515-5057 , k1cannon@blm.gov

Guest Climbing Permits Available at Red Rock Canyon


Las Vegas - Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area announces the opening of Guest Climbing Special Recreation Permits for 2013. 

These permits authorize commercial guided or educational rock climbing in Red Rock Canyon for up to 10 days in 2013. Four educational and eight commercial Guest Climbing Permits are available. 

The permits will be issued through a lottery system if more applications are received than available permits. 

Those interested in applying for a Guest Climbing Permit, should submit a completed application by September 30, 2012 to the Red Rock/Sloan Field Office: HCR 33 Box 5500, Las Vegas, NV 89161.

Notification of selected applicants will be made by October 30, 2012.

For more information please visit the Red Rock website at http://blm.gov/9kkd.


The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Last updated: 08-29-2012