Should people be allowed to swing from arches overseen by the Bureau of Land Management? The federal agency wants your opinion on the issue.
The Moab field office of the BLM announced Monday that it has completed an environmental assessment on a proposed two-year restriction on any roped activities at Corona Arch and Gemini Bridges in Grand County.
Activities include ziplining, highlining, slacklining, climbing, rappelling and swining on ropes.
BLM officials say they heard from people enjoying the areas for other recreational activities that the rope sports were having a negative impact on their experience.
"We have gotten complaints from those who go up to enjoy the quiet. Is it too much to ask? It's the noise that accompanies that activity that's a problem," Katie Stevens, a recreation planner in BLM's Moab field office, told the Tribune in June.