Island Area Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: The Island, Mt. Rubidoux
The Island Area consists of a number of bouldering spots scattered throughout the area, and a taller South East facing wall Island Wall
which contains a number of taller top rope problems.
All the climbs are easily accessed via the road.
The Island Area is located on the southern end of Mt Rubidoux. It is easily recognized since it appears like an island to the main summit.
Weather station 3.1 miles from here
40 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Island Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Island Area:
Featured Route For Island Area
Over-exposed V5 6C
: Inland Empire
: ... : Island Wall
Begin just under where the arching crack forms an "L" and proceed straight up with poor starting footholds and some cranky edges up the vertical face. Routinely bouldered by some, although many will choose to toprope this testpiece. Unfortunately, this route along with "In the Picture" and "Teflon" has been damaged by copious amounts of rock-colored paint at its start (done to cover up graffiti). While an effort has been made to remove paint from the most crucial footholds, these problems have d...[more] Browse More Classics in California
Enjoying the early morning at the Island Area park...
A busy day at the Island.
Old bolt to the right of Her Crack, Island Area.
BETA PHOTO: The Island Area
By Tyler Logan
From: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Dec 27, 2009
Someone has done an amazing job of cleaning the paint off the main Island wall! Problems like "Teflon" and "In the Picture" are significantly easier and more pleasant to climb.