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Site Landlord
Feb 13, 2013
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Anyone have any idea what the Spring closures in Zion will be this year? We are debating a trip there in late April, but reading last years closures it sounds like a fair bit of the shady cragging will be closed. Are the closures typically the same each year? Andy Laakmann
From Bend, OR
Joined Jan 1, 2001
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Feb 13, 2013
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In my experience they are typically the same. For example, Angels Landing is always on the list. It seems they have made some efforts to lift closures if there are no birds nesting but it seems like it takes a while. Michael Schneiter
From Glenwood Springs, CO
Joined Apr 3, 2002
7,448 points
Feb 13, 2013
Michael Schneiter wrote:
In my experience they are typically the same. For example, Angels Landing is always on the list. It seems they have made some efforts to lift closures if there are no birds nesting but it seems like it takes a while.


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notmyname
From Stony Brook, NY
Joined Apr 9, 2007
125 points
Feb 13, 2013
Last year's closures included Angels Landing, Cable Mountain, The Great White Throne (beyond single- and double-pitched climbs), Isaac (in Court of the Patriarchs), The Sentinel, Mountain of the Sun, North Twin Brother, Tunnel Wall, The East Temple, Mount Spry, The Streaked Wall, Mount Kinesava, and the Middle Fork of Taylor Creek. They haven't issued this year's closures but I assume they'll be something similar since those birds tend to nest at the same spot every year. Shiho
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