Elevation: 2,967 ft
GPS: 33.777, -111.803 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Dustin Wildermuth on Mar 30, 2006
Admins: Luke Bertelsen, JJ Schlick, Greg Opland
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Access Issue: Seasonal Rock Climbing Closure - North Face of Tom's Thumb. Details

Description

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.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Loaf

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Young Monkeys
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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
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Sweet Surprise
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Young Monkeys
 15
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Sweet Surprise
 11
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
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Sun & Shade

Routes Mostly Face: North · East
Sunny Roughly 7am to 12pm during high season
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Details: Eastern aspect of the formation will get sun early to late morning while the northern side will offer shade most of the day.

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