2018 PEREGRINE FALCON CLIMBING CLOSURE
Due to nesting peregrine falcons, the section of the Trapps cliff between and including the routes Wisecrack (5.6) and Scary Area (5.12) is temporarily closed to rock climbing. This closure is in effect as of March 19, 2018.
Boulderering Closure: The section of Undercliff Road between and including the boulder problems Atlas (V10) and Yikes (V9) is temporarily closed to bouldering.
The section of Bonticou Crag known as THE SUNBOWL is also temporarily closed to rock climbing. This closure is in effect as of February 23, 2018.
At Millbrook Cliff, all climbs to the Right (north) of Westward Ha! are temporarily closed to rock climbing.
Help us to protect the fledging Peregrine Falcons. We ask that you:
- DO NOT use ascent trails or rappel routes that access this area.
- DO NOT use the trails at the top of the cliff in the closure area.
- DO NOT use the section of the cliff base climbers trail between these routes.
- PLEASE refrain from excessive noise making while in the vicinity of this closure.
As part of our commitment to excellence in land protection, Mohonk Preserve is applying for renewal of accreditation with the Land Trust Accreditation Commission. A public comment period is now open, and the Commission invites public input. For more information, click here.
Banner Photo by Frank Tkac