Writeups on IAS-related projects and news about archaeology throughout Idaho and the region are archived in this blog-style archive.  Or you can jump directly to:

Featured Project
Recent Projects
Project & News Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square

Rock Climbers Left in the Dark

AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho — A hearing on closing rock formations near Massacre Rocks State Park to climbing became shrouded in mystery Wednesday night. Suzann Henrikson, an archaeologist for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, said it can be frustrating when asked to tell the public how important the preservation of a particular site is without being able to elaborate on exactly what needs protection. She understands that it must be equally frustrating for people who value the recreation a location offers, but are asked to give it up. Unfortunately for Henrikson and frustrated rock climbing enthusiasts, federal law requires her to keep mum. Henrikson was discussing the federal restraints on what


FUNDING: This website update was due in part to the generous funding provided by the Idaho State Historical Society in the form of a Community Assistance Grant.

  • Facebook Basic
  • Twitter Basic

This site is best viewed using Google Chrome.To download, click here.