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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 (sitewide)
Submitted By: AJ on Mar 31, 2003
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The Poodle Smasher Area, Joshua Tree NP


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

Weather station 7.3 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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