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Big Hunk

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Big Hunk Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.02712, -116.15094 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: The view from Midnight Dreamer, Joshua Tree NP

Description 

This formation is behind (northeast of) Little Hunk. It is larger than Little Hunk, but is broken up and contains far fewer routes.

Getting There 

From Echo Rock, walk out to Little Hunk, go around left and to the boulder-filled corridor between Little Hunk and Big Hunk.

Climbing Season



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]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',4],['5.8',10],['5.9',7],['5.10',10],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',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 Big Hunk

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Big Hunk:
Midnight Dreamer   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Big Hunk (Southwest Face)
The Black Tuna   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Big Hunk (Southwest Face)
Leachy Nuts   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Rich And Famous Cliff
Lucky 7   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Poker Face
Transformers   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   Big Hunk (Southwest Face)
Alizijah   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   Rich And Famous Cliff
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Featured Route For Big Hunk
Rock Climbing Photo: Murph on "Lucky 7."

Lucky 7 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Poker Face
This route climbs the steep slab up the narrow pillar just right of The Comp.Climb up to a short handcrack on the right side of the pillar, then angle left past 5 bolts up the slab to a 2-bolt anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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