Williamson Rock is under a temporary closure to all recreational uses, including climbing, pursuant to a ruling by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that the area is critical habitat for the endangered yellow-legged mountain frog. Efforts by the non-profit organization Friends of Williamson Rock, in conjunction with the U.S. Forest Service, are underway to regain climbing access to Williamson. For information on the status of these efforts, and to learn how you can help, contact the Friends of Williamson Rock: williamsonrock.org
This information is a public crowdsourcing effort between the Access Fund,
and Mountain Project. You should confirm closures, restrictions, and/or related dates.
Begin climbing just left of the arÍte on brilliant orange and red rock. Work up on horizontal edges and incuts to a large flake. Surmount the flake and work right on flakey features to the anchor. A small belay platform exists, but the slope is very unstable. Be careful of dislodging rocks on climbers below....[more]Browse More Classics in CA