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Little Hunk - NE Face (Shady Grove Wall)

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Little Hunk - NE Face (Shady Grove Wall) 


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.0268, -116.1517 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, Adam Stackhouse, M.Morley, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 27, 2010
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Description 

Tucked away on the western side of a enclosed valley ("Forgotten Valley") formed by Little Hunk and Big Hunk (Southwest Face) is this heavily featured vertical to overhanging wall with a nice concentration of quality bolted routes. Ratings here range from 5.10a to 5.11c with most routes being 5.10+ and under.


Getting There 

Approachable from either the north or south but typically reached by scrambling up and over blocks at the far left side of Little Hunk - NE Face (Right).


5 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Little Hunk - NE Face (Shady Grove Wall):
Playing Hooky   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Shady Grove   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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