2014 Update: Blob Rock, Bitty Buttress, and all seasonal raptor closure areas on U.S. Forest Service land will be re-opened August 1, 2014 for climbing.
Each year, Boulder Canyon raptor nesting area closures are in effect starting February 1st through July 31st at Eagle Rock, Security Risk, Blob Rock, and Bitty Buttress. However, the area is monitored and closures are periodically lifted early (due to no active nest, nest site failure, or early fledging). This monitoring program is a partnership with the Forest Service Boulder Ranger District, Boulder Climbing Community, and Audubon Society. Check back periodically during times of closure for updates. More info at www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/arp/recreation.
This information is a public crowdsourcing effort between the Access Fund,
and Mountain Project. You should confirm closures, restrictions, and/or related dates.
This is the furthest route to the left at The Riviera and is to the left of Lease Agreement.
Start by climbing up a chossy, angling crack system to a tree where pro is slim. Be aware of plenty of loose boulders. Then climb up some severely lichen covered steps. Once the hard climbing is over, angle right 30-40 feet to a tree with a rappel anchor. Rap ~90 feet to the bottom.
Some serious gardening and brush work is needed on this route to be even considered for a star. Why I thought this was a good idea to climb, I am still pondering.
Medium cams. Pro for the first 40 feet to the tree is bleak, but the climbing is easy.