Archives for: April 2013

Spiderman Buttress Closed

Posted by Mike Volk on 04/26/13

From the Smith Rock State Park office:A pair of falcons are nesting in the Spiderman Buttress area. Climbing routes and the ground around the base of the nest area are closed but hiking trails remain open.Falcon's will defend their nest aggressivel… more »

Chopper Flake

Posted by Mike Volk on 04/24/13

Route condition e-mailed to SmithRock.com:[We] climbed at the Mole yesterday. Ended up climbing Chopper on TR with a buddy and near the top of the flake, the flake shifted. It is still in place but really seems like it is ready to come off. more »

Bald Eagle Nesting Closure for 2013

Posted by Mike Volk on 04/04/13

From the Smith Rock State Park office: The Bald Eagles are in their nest in a large Ponderosa pine tree located between the bivouac camping area and the Crooked River. Approximately ten camp sites along the canyon rim in the Bivouac camping area are… more »

Kiss of the Leper Area Closure for 2013

Posted by Mike Volk on 04/02/13

From the Smith Rock State Park office:The "Kiss of the Leper" area is closed to climbing until August 1st.The closure area is the same as it was last year. Closure area map. more »