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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

For the Echo Rock Area area.

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)
Rich And Famous   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   Rich And Famous Cliff
The Black Tuna   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Big Hunk (Southwest Face)
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: Midnight Dreamer (5.9), Joshua Tree NP

Midnight Dreamer 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Big Hunk (Southwest Face)
Move through a small roof at the bottom and climb the crack through a series of ledges. The best top out is to clip the last bolt of The Black Tuna and move through the headwall to a two bolt anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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