2014 Update: The U.S. Forest Service has reopened Eagle Rock and Security Risk climbing areas in Boulder Canyon which have been closed since Feb. 1 to protect golden eagles during their nesting season. Blob Rock and Bitty Buttress areas remain CLOSED.
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 variation of Polyester Leisure Suit starts 2-3m to the right of PLS and climbs interesting features that trend right through the overhang.
Start with a knuckle jam in the "fin" for a few body lengths of gymnastic trad protected climbing to the small fir tree where it intersects with PLS. This is much more interesting climbing than PLS, trad protected (tricky to place on lead?) at about the same grade.
Few meters right of PLS where a fin sticks out of the bottom of the same roof. Rappel off the tree at the top of PLS.
The crux took a #1 C3, #0 C3, and medium stopper in the v-slot before the sloper finish.