Yearly raptor closures typically begin March 1 and remain in effect until August 1, or until further notice.
East of Glacier Point Apron. Closure includes all routes above 200 feet from the base of the cliff east of Glacier Point Apron including "A Mother's Lament" to the Illilouette Gorge. Half Dome, South Face - Overlooking Little Yosemite Valley. Closure includes all routes from "Autobahn" east to and including "South Face Route."
The left side of Goodrich Pinnacle is a Prominent siries of left-facing dihedrals, several hundred feet, left of Monday Morning Slab. The pinnacle was named after Don Goodrich, who died on the West Face of Mt. Conness in 1959. The climb follows these dihedrals for five pitches to the top of the pinnacle. Descend by rappel.