Protecting Public lands resources


Clean Climbing by Yvonne Chouindard (available in the library for reference, or you can read it online here)

Contact: Mountain Climbing and Environmental Thinking by Jeffrey Matches

All the Wild that Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West by David Gessner

The Green Guide to Low-Impact Hiking and Camping by Laura and Guy Waterman

Leave No Trace: A guide to the new wilderness ethic by Annette McGivney

Our National Parks by John Muir

Our National Parks by Ansel Adams

Preserving Wilderness in our National Parks: A program for preventing overuse of the national parks through regional recreation planing outside the parks by the National Parks and Conservation Association (1971)

Our Common Lands: Defending the National Parks by the National Parks and Conservation Association (1988)


American Alpine Club May 2017
Climbers Lobby for Public Lands

The New York Times February 12, 2019
Senate Passes Sweeping Lands Conservation Bill

Rock and Ice Magazine March 2019
President Signs Public Lands Bill

Climbing March 2017
5 Ways You Can Protect Climbing Access on Public Lands

Rigging the System 2019
On the Chopping Block - Oil and Gas Development on Public Lands

Websites and Resources

American Alpine Club - Public Lands

Access Fund - Public Lands

High Country News - Public Lands

Rigging the System


She Explores
Finding Your Voice to Speak for Public Lands

The Dirtbag Diaries
Bears Ears 2017

Go West Young Podcast

Public Lands Podcast

Archival Photos of Public Lands

Mountain Views Archival Photograph Collection 1900-1930