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Chair, The 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Little Hunk - NE Face 20 / 8 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 30
Little Hunk - SW Face 20 / 8 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 30
Elevation: 4,200 ft
GPS: 34.027, -116.152 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: C Miller on May 21, 2008
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

Little Hunk despite it's name is a rather large formation that's located opposite Echo Rock's East Face. Although not very far from the road it tends to see much less traffic compared to the Echo Cove and Echo Rock areas.

The rock here varies some in quality with the southwest face having generally light-colored grainy rock while much of the northeast face is sprinkled with a nice patina which lends itself to climbing.

Getting There

From the large gravel lot north of Echo Tee follow a well-marked trail east past the south end of Echo Rock into an open area where the Little Hunk formation will come into view. Continue northeast on the obvious trail which leads to the base of the southwest face or continue around the north end to reach the northeast face. Approach time is about 10-15 minutes from the car.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Little Hunk

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Tim's Valentine
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Right Between the Eyes
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Incandescent
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
ZZZZZ
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
ZZZZZ Direct Start
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Electralux
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
Remembering Marina
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Compassion of the Elephants
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Uppercut
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Sky's the Limit
Sport 3 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Witness Stand
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Changes
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Electric Blue
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Smear Factor
Sport
5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a
New Deal
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tim's Valentine Little Hunk - SW… > SW Face Center (The So…
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Right Between the Eyes Little Hunk - SW… > SW Face Right (Monkey…
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Incandescent Little Hunk - NE… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
ZZZZZ Little Hunk - NE… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad
ZZZZZ Direct Start Little Hunk - NE… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad
Electralux Little Hunk - NE… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Remembering Marina Little Hunk - SW… > SW Face Center (The So…
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Compassion of the Elephants Little Hunk - SW… > SW Face Left (Trespass…
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Uppercut Little Hunk - SW… > SW Face Center (The So…
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Sky's the Limit Little Hunk - SW… > SW Face Left (Trespass…
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 3 pitches
Witness Stand Little Hunk - SW… > SW Face Center (The So…
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Changes Little Hunk - NE… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Electric Blue Little Hunk - NE… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Smear Factor Little Hunk - NE… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
New Deal Little Hunk - NE… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a Sport
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The SW face has many fine routes on its left side including the old school slab testpieces "Trespassers Will Be Violated" 5.10c * PG/R and "Compassion of the Elephants" 5.10c * R. "Abstract Roller Disco" 5.11a PG is another challanging slab in the center section. "The Chair" sits atop the SW face right side where the interesting roof routes "Roofing Company"5.10a * and "Monkey Business" 5.8 * are. However, it is the shady or northern facing sections that have some of Little Hunk's best routes. See the NE center for "Shady Grove" 5,10b ** and "Playing Hookey" 5.10a**.The NE face right side has several of the best in the area, notably "ZZZZZ" 5.9 ** R. Dec 2, 2003

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