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Little Hunk - NE Face (Right)
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Blue Diamond (aka Shock to the System) T 
Blues Traveller T 
Changes S 
Disrythmia S 
Electralux T 
Electric Blue S 
Flower Power T 
Incandescent S 
New Deal  S 
Potato Head T,TR 
Power Drop T 
Power Failure T 
Power Line T 
Rad Nad S 
Smear Factor S 
Team Scumbag T 
ZZZZZ T 
ZZZZZ Direct Start T 

Electralux 

YDS: 5.8 French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 15 British: HVS 4c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Bob Gaines et al, 1994
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 1, 2002

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BETA PHOTO: "Electralux".
Photo by Blitzo.
A portion of the wall is closed due to Indian rock art. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

Right of Blue Diamond (aka Shock to the System) is this left-trending slab route with engaging moves on quality rock that leads to shared anchors with Electric Blue and Blue Diamond. A fun route that's good on those warm days as well as being a nice place to escape the scene at Echo Rock.


Protection 

4 bolts, anchors (all 3/8")



Photos of Electralux Slideshow Add Photo
You too can Pose if you go to Little Hunk <br /> <br />Photo by Al Swanson
You too can Pose if you go to Little Hunk

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Little Hunk, East Face Right Side <br />1. Changes (5.11c)  <br />2. Blues Traveler (5.10d)  <br />3. ZZZZ (5.9)  <br />4. Electirc Blue (5.11c)  <br />5. Electralux (5.9)  <br />6. Incandescent (5.8)  <br />7. Power Failure (5.11a) <br /> <br />
BETA PHOTO: Little Hunk, East Face Right Side
1. Changes (5.11...
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By M.Morley
Administrator
From: Sacramento, CA
Nov 5, 2003

"Nothing sucks like an electalux"

By Randy
Oct 11, 2004
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Fun route 2 of 5 stars. 5.8 seems sandbag to me, but i'm old and falling apart.

By Dee Why
Jun 1, 2005
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Very good route, with some swing potential.

By Blitzo
Sep 8, 2006

Nice Rock!

By Andy Laakmann
Site Landlord
From: Bend, OR
Apr 19, 2008
rating: 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a

Good movement. The traversing nature lends a slightly insecure feeling to the climb - making it feel a little harder than it probably is. I give it a 5.9+ or so. Nice rock.

By susan peplow
From: Joshua Tree
May 30, 2008
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Good quality rock and well protected where you need it. Big convenient anchors up top.

Shady local.

~S

By Jon McCartie
From: Edmond, OK
Oct 2, 2008
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Unless I totally missed it, the anchors are much farther left (15 ft.) from where they are in the beta pic above.

Great climb - definitely got my heart pounding a few times on lead.

By C Miller
Administrator
Oct 2, 2008

The anchors are shown incorrectly in the beta photo - they're much further left and are shared with Electric Blue (see that route's beta photo).

By Murf
Oct 20, 2008
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Fun, harder than 5.9.

By Russ Walling
From: www.FishProducts.com
Oct 31, 2010
rating: 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c

Good route, though the business area is short, it is on good rock. We did not know what the climb was or what it was rated when doing it. I slapped it with a 5.7 rating and was later convinced to drag that up a bit, but it is certainly no harder than 5.8. Nice area back there.

By J.J
May 23, 2011

What's the route immediately right of this?

By toddgordon
From: Joshua Tree, California
May 23, 2011

A previously unreported Gaines route called Incandescent (5.8)....it's a good route and very good white rock.

By MikeP ROWCC
Feb 19, 2013
rating: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a

Fun little route. Trust those smears crossing below the bolt at the crux.