Climbing Route Closures

The Painted Wall

The Painted Wall

NPS photo by Lisa Lynch

Note: As of June 30, the annual closure has been lifted for 2015.


ANNUAL CLOSURES FOR PROTECTION OF NESTING RAPTORS


EFFECTIVE MARCH 15 THROUGH JULY 15

The following areas and routes are closed to public use:

Serpent Point and adjacent walls within one-half mile, including the area above the listed wall(s) from the canyon edge extending for 50 ft. away from the canyon but not including developed trails and overlooks. Climbing routes included in this closure: East Arete, Southern Arete, West Arete, Forrest Walker, Journey through Mirkwood, Stratosfear, and The Dragon.

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