Ice Climbing Survey

Submitted by JoJo on Wed, 01/03/2007 - 15:35
Hello All, If you are already registered on this web site or part of the SMCC mailing list you may have already received this notice. If so, please link to the survey through that email as it will help us track the results more effectively. For those of you not registered on Montana Ice, please take a few minutes to read on regarding our call to action in our efforts to futher understand ice climbing usage and access patterns for Hyalite Canyon. This survey replaces the 3-question snowmobile poll already posted on this site. Please complete the new survey even if you have done the earlier poll. No registration is required for the new ice climbing survey. Thanks in advance. Joe Josephson Hello Concerned Ice Climbers, Recently adopted Travel Plans by the Gallatin National Forest severely threatens reasonable access to the world-class ice climbing found in Hyalite Canyon near Bozeman, MT. Montana State University, and the South west Montana Climbers Coalition have developed a quick survey on ice climbing and will be critical in our efforts to document Hyalite's unique status of one of the world's premier venues. The survey is located at: We encourage you all to take a few moments of your time to complete the simple survey. No sign up or registration is required and your responses are protected by secure encryption. We can not stress enough just how important it is for us to get as many participants as possible for this survey. Please spread the word to all your friends and partners interesting in ice climbing, even if they have not yet visited Hyalite. The data will provide extremely useful, if not necessary, information to present our situation to the Forest Service regarding the adopted Gallatin National Forest Travel Plan. If you are interested in reading more about this issue and the ice climbing communities reaction to this recent development, please stay update here on Montana Ice. Thank you in advance for your time, interest and support. Again, the link for the survey is: