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Poodle Smasher Area 


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Elevation: 4,400'
Location: 34.0527, -116.13863 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: AJ on Mar 31, 2003
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The Poodle Smasher Area, Joshua Tree NP

Description 

This area is home to some worthy climbs. The Cornerstone has a couple good routes. The Poodle Smasher is a classic. Wavecrest, a nice tips dihedral, is nearby.


Getting There 

The Poodle Smasher lies in an east-west running wash, east of the Lost in Wonderland slab, and west of the Cornerstone. The routes face north.


Climbing Season


2 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Poodle Smasher Area:
Poodle Smasher   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Poodle Smasher Area
Just past the first crux...getting ready to enter the long arching crack. Photo by HHH

Poodle Smasher 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Poodle Smasher Area
This classic pitch climbs an obvious and beautiful left-arching crack on the north face of the crag. There are several 5.10 moves and an exposed, traversing 5.11 finale. Walk off descent....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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