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.
The crux is at a hand crack midway up the wall. You start by climbing a chimney at the bottom or the slab to its left. The slab will have no protection. You then reach a short hand crack which leads to a small ledge below a RP-sized crack. You continue up a small corner to two small trees. At the trees, you move right to a larger tree where you belay. The last pitch is only 5.7 and is short. You continue up a crack above the belay tree and move to trees on the right. We slung a tree to r...[more]Browse More Classics in CO