2017 Peregrine Falcon Closures

The annual closures for Peregrine Falcon nesting are in place from January 15 through August 15th. Please respect closure signs and notices. It's not unusual to see these lifted early in some areas, but until we get offiicial notice from the Forest Service the following areas are closed:


  • Whitesides - all routes between and including Southwest Arete and Mainline
  • NC Wall - all routes between and including Tightrope and Bumblebee Buttress
  • Shortoff - All routes between and including C.O. and Paradigm Shift
  • Big Lost Cove - all routes
  • Looking Glass North Face - all routes climbers right of Glass Menagerie and left of and including Twisted Laurel
  • Victory Wall - all routes
  • Whiterock Cliff - all routes
  • Buzzard's Roost - all routes