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Little Hunk - NE Face (Right)

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Blue Diamond (aka Shock to the System) T 
Blues Traveller T 
Changes S 
Disrythmia S 
Electralux T 
Electric Blue S 
Flower Power T 
Functional Analysis TR 
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 

Little Hunk - NE Face (Right) Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.0277, -116.1531 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Chris Owen on Jan 27, 2010
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Little Hunk-East Face. Photo by Blitzo.

A portion of the wall is closed due to Indian rock art. MORE INFO >>>

Description 

This face hosts a mix of moderate cracks and bolted faces, moderate to hard. Flaring cracks, flaky cracks, polished slab and face, pocketed face.

A shady spot in the spring afternoon. The routes on the right are a walk off to the right. The face routes lower off bolt anchors. The classic ZZZZZ (5.9) is located on this portion of rock.

Getting There 

Park at Echo Rock Parking Lot and walk under the EBGBs Boulder and around the right-hand side of Echo Rock past TS Special. Follow the trail across open desert heading towards the left end of Little Hunk, pass around the end of Little Hunk, the climbs start on the right.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.1 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',4],['5.10',6],['5.11',4],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',1],['',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 Little Hunk - NE Face (Right)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Little Hunk - NE Face (Right):
Incandescent   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
ZZZZZ   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
ZZZZZ Direct Start   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Electralux   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Rad Nad   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Power Failure   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Electric Blue   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   
Changes   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Smear Factor   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Smear Factor

Smear Factor 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Little Hunk - NE Face (Righ...
Begin just right of Disrythmia and make some very delicate (12-) moves into a concavity, followed by overhanging jugs (11-). The crux at the start is well-protected, and very balancey (like a V4 boulder problem). Once you solve this, you're into some steep face climbing on nice patina jugs....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Just after the cruxy move.    Photo by Al Swanson
Just after the cruxy move. Photo by Al Swanson
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Warning sign near "Energy Crisis", Joshu...
Rock Climbing Photo: Little Hunk - NE Face (Right), Joshua Tree NP
Little Hunk - NE Face (Right), Joshua Tree NP
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