The area within the following boundary is closed to public access for the protection of wildlife:
* From the summit of the Goat Rock formation (UTM E660722, N4038501) west following an unnamed ridge to a point due south of the Western Front rock formation (UTM E660328, N4038999) * From the Western Front rock formation north (UTM E660328, N4038999) and northeast, encompassing the Resurrection Wall formation to a junction with the Juniper Canyon Trail (UTM E660800, N4039401), 1/3 mi from the Juniper Canyon trailhead) * Along the southern side of the Juniper Canyon Trail to a junction with a ridgeline extending due north from the Goat Rock formation (UTM E660956, N4039214) * Extending south along the ridgeline to the summit of the Goat Rock formation.
The Resurrection Wall and Western Front formations, and the west face of Goat Rock are closed. The Juniper Canyon trail and the east face of Goat Rock remain open. All current raptor advisory areas remain in effect.
Signage has been posted at strategic locations.
Violation of this emergency closure (36 CFR 1.5(f)) or 16 U.S.C 1531-1543 is punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment for not exceeding six months, or both.
Resurrection Wall 2010
This information is a public crowdsourcing effort between the Access Fund,
and Mountain Project. You should confirm closures, restrictions, and/or related dates.
This is an old aid line that starts up the chossy crack left of The Verdict, and then traverses a seam across the overhanging, bolt protected wall in a series of beautiful, strenuous moves on excellent stone. The hardest move involves reaching a softball-sized hueco midway across the face, though the extremely sustained and technical nature of the bolted sequence is the real crux.
Thin-Medium friends for the "approach" crack, then good bolts. Shares an anchor with The Verdict. One antiquated bolt is still left from an early ascent.
A little tidbit for you all. When you climb this realize that the original first accent was done "BOLT FREE". Knife blades and Rurps ect., which had just been manufactured were used. Free climbing where ever possible as, after clearing each setting, the pitons fell out behind the first climber (Mike Kilmer). The second climber used a few, and reset others and had to handwalk the remaining portion of the climb, that being Jim Bridwell, from above belay. The cracks disenigrated. The naming of "The Trial" was contrived because, the death verdict was eminent if a fall was to take place, for lack of any protection from the belay down below. Seems as tho it has hence become a bolt ridden route.
Mike for what's worth, the 1st ascentionists led the route route ground up, on sight, placing bolts from sky hooks, pulling the rope after every bolt was placed, and "re-leading" from the ground every time to the next bolt placement. It was in this style that the route was finally established as a free climb.