Canyon Trail & Bivy Rim Re-open

Posted by Mike Volk on 07/19/12

From the Smith Rock State Park office:
The Bald Eagle chick has successfully fledged. The Bivouac rim camping closure and the Canyon Trail closure have been lifted as of 7-18-12.

Hangers Missing on "Guinness"

Posted by Mike Volk on 07/12/12

From an email sent to SmithRock.com:
Reported on 7/11/2012 by Kent F. - We were climbing at Smith Rock all last week, and one area we went to explore was the “Hello Kitty” cliff. The new book says there is a bolted 5.7 route on the right that veers left up to chains ("Guinness"-route #49 on page 226 of Alan Watts' new guide). I saw bolts with nuts on them, but no hangers.

Bunny Face Anchor Loose

Posted by Mike Volk on 07/10/12

From an email sent to SmithRock.com:
Reported on 7/9/2012 by Larry W. - The right anchor bolt at the top of pitch #2 of Bunny Face is loose.

Monument and Kiss of the Lepers Areas Open

Posted by Mike Volk on 07/09/12

From the Smith Rock State Park office:
The Golden Eagle eaglet and the Prairie Falcon chicks have fledged. Both the Monument/Anglins Buttress and Kiss of The Lepers area are now open to climbing.

The Bald Eagle eaglet was observed today still in the nest but very active and close to fledging. The Canyon Trail and Bivouac Rim closures are still in effect.

White Satin Anchors

Posted by Mike Volk on 06/26/12

From an email sent to SmithRock.com:
Reported on 6/26/2012 by D. Li - Both anchor bolts on the second pitch of White Satin are somewhat loose.

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