Narrows Temporarliy Closing Until This Summer?

Discussion in 'PA / VA' started by Spence, Jan 15, 2016.

  1. Spence

    Spence New Member

  2. njice

    njice New Member

    :eek:

    Hopefully, they're keeping a close eye on this.
     
  3. It is official. Sections of The Narrows will be off limits to ice climbing due to nesting Falcons. Please see https://www.facebook.com/groups/dmvice/ for more information and images of the signs placed by DCNR.

    Please respect the closure to keep ice climbing open for years to come.
     
  4. Steve Jones

    Steve Jones Member

    If anyone living near the Narrows could update us about the road and parking conditions tomorrow afternoon, I would greatly appreciate. Planning on coming up Sunday.
    Thanks
    Steve
     
  5. Ross Purnell

    Ross Purnell New Member

    I was there yesterday. There are now 2 parking spots. Main gully center and right are both in. Dead Deer is in but the snow just looked troublesome and prone to avalanche so we left that. We climbed Locktenders South to the top and it was great unless you like having screws.
     
  6. Andrew P

    Andrew P New Member

    Climbed Locktenders South on Saturday the 30th. There are now signs posted that state that the areas is closed from Feb 1 to June something. Signs are posted in all areas.
     
  7. mjhouser

    mjhouser Member

    Do you mean that all of the climbs at the Narrows are now closed? I thought only some of it was closing?
     
  8. Andrew P

    Andrew P New Member

    I am pretty new to this area but we parked at the dirt lot directly across the river from the factory. Heading south there was a sign in front of the first area on the right, then there was another sign at the next large area which I believe is the main gully area. Heading North from the lot there was a sign at the first area on the left. Hope this makes sense.
     
  9. mjhouser

    mjhouser Member

    If I am understanding where you mean, that would be main gully and main flow to the south. And dead deer to the north.
     
  10. Pennsy

    Pennsy New Member

    I was there this morning. Signs are posted at Main Flow, Main Gully, and Mixed Emotions. There were no signs at Dead Deer, Lock20, 45mpg or Cigar area. We climbed 45mpg which was surprisingly good. After tomorrow will be another story.
     
  11. mjhouser

    mjhouser Member

    Thanks for the clarification. I am sure today's rain is not doing the ice any good.
     

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