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The Loaf Rock Climbing 

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Location: 33.77748, -111.80311 View Map  Incorrect?
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This is the areas tallest crags and a must stop if you are only here for one day. The east-facing outcrop gets after-noon shade, a must in the on those hot days.

Getting There 

Find this area by hiking northwest from the parking area along the mountain bike trail. Look for a big formation on the left with a large crack running down the middle. This is the loaf. Hike to the formation staying on the main trail.

Climbing Season

Weather station 4.6 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in The Loaf

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Loaf:
Sweet Surprise   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   
Young Monkeys   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
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Sweet Surprise 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  AZ : Central Arizona : ... : The Loaf
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