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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Apr 17, 2011
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BETA PHOTO: The view from Midnight Dreamer, Joshua Tree NP

Description 

This formation is behind (northeast of) Little Hunk. It is larger than Little Hunk, but is broken up and contains far fewer routes.

Getting There 

From Echo Rock, walk out to Little Hunk, go around left and to the boulder-filled corridor between Little Hunk and Big Hunk.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.4 miles from here

6 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Big Hunk:
The Black Tuna   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Big Hunk (Southwest Face)
Transformers   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Big Hunk (Southwest Face)
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Featured Route For Big Hunk
Midnight Dreamer (5.9), Joshua Tree NP

Midnight Dreamer 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Big Hunk (Southwest Face)
Move through a small roof at the bottom and climb the crack through a series of ledges. The best top out is to clip the last bolt of The Black Tuna and move through the headwall to a two bolt anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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