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Elevation: 4,275 ft 1,303 m
GPS: 34.0307, -116.146
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The Barker Dam Day Use Area provides access for a handful of good routes; however, they tend to be spread out amongst several rock formations. If you can find it, the Room To Shroom Area has the phenomenal namesake splitter crack plus the less known but excellent Chemical Warfare. Probably the most popular area here is not a route at all, but rather the famous Gunsmoke - a strenuous and long bouldering traverse.

Getting There Suggest change

Walk, bike, or drive to the Barker Dam Day Use Area, 1.5 miles NE of Hidden Valley Campground along paved road. Most of the routes are approached via the Barker Dam Loop Trail.

138 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Barker Dam Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 119
[Redacted]
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 37
Trick or Treat
Sport
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 20
Bish
Sport 2 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 293
Room To Shroom
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 20
Snot Slot
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 20
Secret Mormon Underwear
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 34
Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 33
An Eye for an Eye And a Route fo…
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 25
Chemical Warfare
Trad
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 39
Lubricated Goat
Sport
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 37
Carving Pumpkins
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 51
Marital Sin
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 107
More Monkey than Funky
Trad
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 7
Rockwork Orange
Trad
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 29
Father Figure
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
[Redacted] Dissolution Rock
 119
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Trick or Treat Sleepy Hollow
 37
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Bish Escape Rock > Escape Rock (Northeas…
 20
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 2 pitches
Room To Shroom Room To Shroom Area
 293
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad
Snot Slot Lakeside Rock N (aka…
 20
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Secret Mormon Underwear Lakeside Rock N (aka…
 20
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun Sleepy Hollow
 34
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
An Eye for an Eye And a Rou… Lakeside Rock > Lakeside Rock - W Face
 33
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Chemical Warfare Room To Shroom Area
 25
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Lubricated Goat Escape Rock > Escape Rock (Northeas…
 39
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Carving Pumpkins Sleepy Hollow
 37
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Marital Sin Dissolution Rock
 51
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
More Monkey than Funky More Funky than Monke…
 107
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Rockwork Orange Rockworks Rock
 7
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
Father Figure Lakeside Rock > Lakeside Rock - E Face
 29
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Sport
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