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Ashtar Roof TR 
Bootleg Crack 
Contest Special TR 
Entertainer, The TR 
Five Niner 
Hugs and Pinches 
In the Picture 
Island Crack TR 
Middle of the Road Madness 

Island Wall Rock Climbing 

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Remnants of the old parking lot at The Island, Mt....


Top rope problems as well as boulder problems on a South East facing wall.

Getting There 

South end of the mountain. Part of the formation has the old road running by it, the other half is on the hillside. It is a large circular area. Look at the GPS coordinates for pinpointing it.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.1 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Island Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Island Wall:
Five Niner   V1-2 5     Boulder, 15'   
In the Picture   V4 6B     Boulder, 20'   
Teflon   V4-5 6B+     Boulder, 15'   
Over-exposed   V5 6C R     Boulder, 20'   
Island Crack   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b V-easy 3     TR, Boulder, 25'   
The Entertainer   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     TR, 15'   
Ashtar Roof   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 25'   
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Featured Route For Island Wall
Rock Climbing Photo: Island main wall, showing the following:  A. Ashta...

Over-exposed V5 6C California : 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

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Rock Climbing Photo: The Island Wall, Mt. Rubidoux
The Island Wall, Mt. Rubidoux
Rock Climbing Photo: Island main wall, showing the following:  A. Ashta...
BETA PHOTO: Island main wall, showing the following: A. Ashta...

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By Darrell Hensel
Mar 11, 2010
Fortunately most of the paint has been removed from this area, restoring it somewhat to it's original state. They even did one of the better jobs of sand blasting that I've seen. The wall looks far nicer now than it does in the beta pictures. Luckily.

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