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, West Arete, Forrest Walker, Stratosfear, and The Dragon.
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.
June 15, 2017 UPDATE: The climbing routes Southern Arete, Journey Through Mirkwood, and Forrest-Walker are now open on the Painted Wall.