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. All climbing routes on the Painted Wall are closed, including: East Arete, Southern Arete, West Arete, Forrest Walker, Journey Through Mirkwood, Stratosfear, and The Dragon. Climbing routes on the south rim wall across from Painted Wall are open.
Additionally, all climbing routes on the canyon wall upstream from Echo Canyon are closed except for: The North Shore, BLOSAR, Black in Action, Black Addict Variation, Wild Bills Wall and Black Cloud. Hiking within Echo Canyon is allowed.