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Poker Face Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.02749, -116.15106 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Gunkswest on Nov 8, 2015
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Description 

This shady face sits behind the Rich and Famous Cliff on the back (NW) side of the Big Hunk. This cliff gets almost no sun from early November onward, so go in warmer weather.

Many of the routes have fixed anchors.

Getting There 

The Poker Face may be approached from the Barker Dam parking area or the Echo Rock parking area.

From Echo Rock parking area, follow the trail past Swept Away and past the west end of the Big Hunk (ZZZZZs and the Shady Grove). Continue toward the Barker Dam trail to reach the Rich and Famous Cliff. Go up around the left (E) side of the Rich and Famous Cliff into a small canyon with boulders. Directly behind and slightly west (right) of the Rich and Famous cliff is the Poker Face.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.1 miles from here

21 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',16],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',3],['5.8',9],['5.9',3],['5.10',3],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Poker Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Poker Face:
Lucky 7   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Featured Route For Poker Face
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Played 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Poker Face
Start up and right of The Bluff arête at an obvious right facing corner. Climb up the steep, initial corner using knobs, then continue up a runnel to the anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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