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Raptor Closures Effective February 1-July 31
Tunnel 1 closure
For more details visit: jeffco.us/open-space/alerts…
The two areas Jefferson County Open Space intends to close in Clear Creek Canyon, shown on the attached maps, encompass the active eagle nests. If the Clear Creek eagles continue to nest in the active nests, these areas will remain closed from February 1 through July 31. If the eagles choose different nesting sites, the closures will be adjusted accordingly to protect those eagles during their breeding season.
Currently, rock climbing areas that fall inside of the seasonal raptor closures include:
Per the rockfall mitigation project has been completed. Marked as archived / Project Status: Complete on CODOT.
Project Work Resumes Nov. 13 Following Summer Shutdown
On Tuesday, Nov. 13, crews will resume work on this project, starting with rockfall mitigation on US 6 from mile points 260 to 272. Remaining work, anticipated to be completed in April 2019, includes:
scaling rock; removing scaled rock; and installing rock reinforcement, rock anchors, mesh anchors, and 160,000 squat feet of wire mesh.
Variation 1: Zion Express (V6)- Start as of Pink Squiggles and climb only the arete avoiding the compression slopers out left. FA Todd Findley.
Variation 2: Assquatch (V8) Start with your right hand on the sloper just down and left of the start jug on Pink Squiggles and your left hand on a undercling rail just right of the "Speedbump" slopey feature. Pull off the ground and make a slap with your right hand up to the arete of Pink Squiggles. Finish as of Pink Squiggles. The name came about when I fell into the river when I slipped off the first move. FA Joe Varela.