Elevation: 4,200 ft
GPS: 34.009, -116.056 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: M Morley on Jun 17, 2002
Admins: Greg Opland, C Miller, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

Split Rocks is named for the large split rock (go figure) immediately north of the parking area. Please do not climb on Split Rock proper.

The two most popular areas in this part of the park are Future Games Rock and Isles in the Sky. Must-do routes here include the slightly overhanging Bird Of Fire (5.10a) and the unique Rubicon (5.10d). The Future Games Area has several nice lines, notably Invisibility Lessons (5.9), Continuum (5.8+), and The Bendix Claws (5.11a). The somewhat off-the-beaten-path Isles Corridor hosts a handful of fun cracks with not so memorable names, while the Cling or Fling Corridor offers a few cool steep sport routes.

Getting There

The Split Rocks Area is located just beyond Jumbo Rocks Campground along the main road. Driving east, turn left (north) 1.2 miles past Jumbo, and park at the end of the cul-de-sac.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Split Rocks

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 102
Nectar
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 270
Dolphin
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 208
Continuum
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 260
Invisibility Lessons
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 73
Dead Bees
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 62
Grounder
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 98
Crack 5
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 77
Rites of Spring
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 566
Bird of Fire
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 64
Crack 6
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 26
Invisible Touch
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 337
Rubicon
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 78
The Bendix Claws
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 25
Wedlock
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 5
Morongo Man
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Nectar Isles in the Sky > Isles in the Sky (Nor…
 102
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad
Dolphin Isles in the Sky > Isles in the Sky (Nor…
 270
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Continuum Future Games Rock
 208
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Invisibility Lessons Future Games Rock
 260
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Dead Bees Isles in the Sky > Isles in the Sky (Nor…
 73
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Grounder Isles in the Sky > Isles Corridor > Isles Corridor - Left…
 62
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Crack 5 Isles in the Sky > Isles Corridor > Isles Corridor - Left…
 98
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Rites of Spring Isles in the Sky > Isles in the Sky (Nor…
 77
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Bird of Fire Isles in the Sky > Isles in the Sky (Nor…
 566
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Crack 6 Isles in the Sky > Isles Corridor > Isles Corridor - Left…
 64
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Invisible Touch Future Games Rock
 26
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Rubicon Rubicon Formation
 337
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
The Bendix Claws Future Games Rock
 78
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Wedlock Isles in the Sky > Hidden Corridor
 25
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Morongo Man Morongo Man Cliffs
 5
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
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