All faces of Beacon Rock with the exception of “Stone Soup” on the NW face are closed for all technical rock climbing starting February 1st, 2017 due to peregrine falcon nesting season. You must rappel down 'Stone Soup' when finished, no walk off access currently available. The climber's trail is also closed for all access starting February 1st, 2017. The approximate date of climbing reopening will be around the middle of July 2017 for select areas. The east face is permanently closed for the protection of rare species, cultural and historical resources.