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Isles Corridor - Left Side

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Isles Corridor - Left Side  


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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Dec 18, 2009
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Description 

This is the left (west) side as looking into it from the approach. The routes are mostly crack climbs, most being creatively named using numbers, although a few exciting face climbs exist here as well. Descent is via an easy downclimb via the aptly named Descent Crack (5.2).

Getting There 

Approach as for Isles in the Sky aiming for the left side of the face. Walk around left of the route Bee Gees and then scramble over blocks to enter the corridor proper.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.9 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Isles Corridor - Left Side:
Grounder   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   
Crack 5   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Crack 6   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Isles Corridor - Left Side
half-swallowed by the terrific OW finish of Crack 6

Crack 6 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Isles Corridor - Left Side
Cool, burly route. Splitter as the others in the Corridor, but not as straight forward. The climb starts off with 5.9 hand/fist jamming but becomes increasingly more difficult as the crack widens. The crux is three-quarters of the way up at the roof/bulge. Climb through the roof with awkward fist and arm bar moves while stemming your feet on face holds. This part is burly! Over the roof is more wide-crack climbing to the top out....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Isles Corridor - Left Side Slideshow Add Photo
Laybacking near the top of Crack #5.
Laybacking near the top of Crack #5.
burly!
burly!

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