That One’s Next! With the popularity of the Wingate came a neglect of the traditional multi-pitch and multi-day aid climbs of the Fisher Towers and Mystery Towers. Which eventually made them even more appealing to a few 1990s climbers, among them Rob Slater, Mike O'Donnell and John Sherman.
John Sherman: Tales from the Gripped
Jim Beyer was the first to bring hard modern aid climbing standards to the Fisher Towers, with a wild collection of dangerous new routes. The challenge was later taken up by other aid climbers.
Jim Beyer: World’s End
Duane Raleigh: The Wasteland
Behind the Rocks. In the late 1980s, Moab became a focus of development. Kyle Copeland, Charlie Fowler and Ron Olevsky uneartthed many classic new towers. Meanwhile, even more remote areas were explored by adventurers such as Paul Horton, Tim Toula, Bret Ruckman, James Garrett, and Paul Ross.
Alison Sheets: Queen for a Day--the early 1980s era of Charlie Fowler, Kyle Copeland and friends
Tim Toula: Shimá sání do Shí cheii (Grand Gulch Spire): A Cock and Pull Story
Todd Gordon: The Whale’s Tale
Andrew Burr: It’s Over
Canyonlands National Park is the heart of the Colorado Plateau; "the best part by far" of Utah, according to Edward Abbey. Climbing in the vast wasteland of Canyonlands has progressed (if that's the right word) in different directions to anywhere else.
Strappo Hughes: The Enigmatic Syringe
Dougald MacDonald: The Big Muddy
Anchors Away!: Leaving No Trace on New Canyonlands Ascents: Climbing and ascending new towers and leaving nothing behind.