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Transformer Corridor

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Chomping at the Bit T,S 
Dynamo Hum S 
Heat Wave T,S 
Just a Pretty Day T 
Live Wire T,S 
Mystery Bolter S 
Short Circuit T,S 
Vibrator T,S 

Transformer Corridor  

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Location: 42.078, -113.71315 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: David Tvedt on Apr 18, 2006
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After the dyno start and heading up with the kitch...


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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.9 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Transformer Corridor:
Mystery Bolter   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 150'   
Short Circuit   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 75'   
Live Wire   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 75'   
Heat Wave   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Dynamo Hum   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Chomping at the Bit   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Vibrator   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
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Featured Route For Transformer Corridor
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Vibrator 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  ID : City of Rocks : Transformer Corridor
This simulating route starts with crux face moves off the ground, which is typical for this wall. There is a low bolt to protect the crux, but a .75 camalot is nice to have ready for the upper crack. Follow the now moderate finger crack to the well protected patina face climbing above. A .3 camalot in an undercling will protect the runout between bolts. A fun outing......[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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By Guy H.
From: Fort Collins CO
Sep 20, 2006
This area has a great selection of mixed routes in the 5.10 range. Only a light rack up to a #1 camalot is needed. The starts of the routes are normally the crux.
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