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Areas in Little Hunk

Chair, The 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Little Hunk - NE Face 21 / 7 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 30
Little Hunk - SW Face 21 / 8 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 32

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
 31
Right Between the Eyes
Trad
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 75
Tim's Valentine
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 49
Incandescent
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 16
ZZZZZ
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 9
ZZZZZ Direct Start
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 31
Electralux
Trad
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 68
Remembering Marina
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 11
Compassion of the Elephants
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 23
Uppercut
Trad
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 16
Out of Order
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Sky's the Limit
Sport 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 7
Power Failure
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 9
Witness Stand
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 7
Changes
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 11
Electric Blue
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Right Between the Eyes Little Hunk - S… > SW Face Right (Monkey…
 31
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Tim's Valentine Little Hunk - S… > SW Face Center (The S…
 75
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Incandescent Little Hunk - N… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
 49
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
ZZZZZ Little Hunk - N… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
 16
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad
ZZZZZ Direct Start Little Hunk - N… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
 9
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad
Electralux Little Hunk - N… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
 31
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Remembering Marina Little Hunk - S… > SW Face Center (The S…
 68
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Compassion of the Elephants Little Hunk - S… > SW Face Left (Trespas…
 11
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Uppercut Little Hunk - S… > SW Face Center (The S…
 23
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Out of Order Little Hunk - S… > SW Face Center (The S…
 16
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Sky's the Limit Little Hunk - S… > SW Face Left (Trespas…
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport 3 pitches
Power Failure Little Hunk - N… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
 7
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Witness Stand Little Hunk - S… > SW Face Center (The S…
 9
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Changes Little Hunk - N… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
 7
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Electric Blue Little Hunk - N… > Little Hunk - NE Face…
 11
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a 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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