There are many seasonal raptor closures with varying dates and specific boundaries. These generally effect The Monument, Kiss of the Lepers, Picnic Lunch Wall and/or Smith Rock group, and possibly elsewhere. These usually run from February to the beginning of August, but each closure is usually shorter than this, and is dependent on the birds' behavior. Check this site for details: smithrock.com/seasonal-clos…
With the addition of more bolts the first pitch makes an excellent first sport lead. The vast majority only do the first pitch as the second pitch is dirty and is essentially unprotectable.
An easily found water groove about fifty feet left of the start to Wherever I May Roam.