Climbing areas & closures
Boulder, Colorado is a climbing mecca, and its crags are steeped in history. Here you'll find everything from bolt-protected clip-ups, run-out test pieces, 1,000 ft. cruiser slabs, and a healthy dose of hard boulders. The sheer concentration and variety of rock make Boulder a world-class destination for any level of rock enthusiast.
Golden Eagle Closures Dec. 15 - July 31
Lefthand Canyon Palisades, at the intersection of Lefthand Canyon Drive and Olde Stage Road (Buckingham Picnic area remains open).
Flagstaff Mountain, the north side of Flagstaff Mountain. The Boy Scout Trail remains open.
Skunk Canyon, including Ridges 2, 3 and 4, the Aechean Pronouncement, the Dreadnaught, the North Ridge and the entirety of Sacred Cliffs.
Cliff-Nesting Raptor Closures Feb. 1 - July 31
Third Flatiron, including Queen Anne’s Head, W.C Fields Pinnacle, 1911 Gully and the Ghetto, the East Bench & West Bench, the East & West Ironing Boards, The Fin, Green Thumb and Jaws.
The Back Porch and The Box
Fern Canyon, north of the Fern Canyon Trail, including the Nebel Horn Ridge, East Ridge, the Goose and the Goose Eggs (the designated Fern Canyon hiking trail remains open).
Shadow Canyon and the Matron: The Maiden remains open and accessible from the east; Shadow Canyon Trail remains open.
The entire Mickey Mouse wall, including South Tower, North Tower, Central Tower, Ship's Prow, Wall of Shiva's Dance, The Gargoyle, the East Face and Cryptic Crags.