BETA PHOTO: The view from Midnight Dreamer, Joshua Tree NP
This formation is behind (northeast of) Little Hunk. It is larger than Little Hunk, but is broken up and contains far fewer routes.
From Echo Rock, walk out to Little Hunk, go around left and to the boulder-filled corridor between Little Hunk and Big Hunk.
Weather station 9.1 miles from here
35 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',19],['Bomb',2]
Classic Climbing Routes in Big Hunk
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Big Hunk:
Featured Route For Big Hunk
Transformers 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Big Hunk (Southwest Face)
This one starts in the same place as Midnight Dreamer, but promptly moves left via technical climbing on a ledge. The climbing then goes straight up, on thin, sharp, crimps to a small overlap. Ease your tips in the wonderfully smooth pocket, then launch through the overlap into the bullet hard patina. Trend right to a ledge, then over a final short headwall.Still needs some cleaning, but this is easily the best route on the wall. A number of people have commented that it is reminiscent of a easy...[more] Browse More Classics in CA