A popular spot in the South Creek area, it has a concentration of mostly 5.10 routes on the west face of Transformer Rock. The east side of Bumblie Rock makes up the other side of this corridor. The Bumblie Rock side currently has just 2 routes while the Transformer Rock side has around 6.
Transformer Corridor is just downstream (east) of Bumblie Rock and can be reached by a trail on either side of Flaming Rock. The most direct trail to the area is to start at the Flaming Rock Trailhead and stay on the west side of Flaming Rock, cross the creek, veer right, and go downstream just past Bumblie Rock, then take a left.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Transformer Corridor:
Mystery Bolter 5.9 Sport, 150 feet
Short Circuit 5.10a Trad, Sport, 75 feet
Dynamo Hum 5.10c Sport, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Heat Wave 5.10c Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 75 feet
Live Wire 5.10c Trad, Sport, 75 feet
Chomping at the Bit 5.11a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80 feet
Vibrator 5.11a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 75 feet
Featured Route For Transformer Corridor
Short Circuit 5.10a ID : City of Rocks : Transformer Corridor
This line is only 5.10a after you reach the first jug. At 6'4", you can just make the first move static. After the first move, which is protected by a bolt, follow fun patina face climbing protected by finger sized cams. A couple bolts protect the middle section, but save a .75 camalot to protect the moves to the anchors. This would be a 4 star route, except for the height dependent first move....[more] Browse More Classics in ID