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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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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

For the Wonderland South area.

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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