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Elevation: 5,538 ft 1,688 m
GPS: 40.2667, -111.6245
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Shared By: Christian Knight on Feb 4, 2009 · Updates
Admins: Andrew Gram, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D Crane

Description Suggest change

The Layer Cake is the large lower angle wall in the gully to the left of the The Jobsite. The wall's southwest aspect makes it great to climb on during the colder months but can bake your brains out in the summer. The climbing is on mostly good rock with occasional bits of crumbly stuff here and there. There is a good mix of single- and multi-pitch routes that are easy to moderate; a good place for warmups or an easy outing.

Getting There Suggest change

Hike up the canyon from the parking lot, take the left fork in the road, continue up to the end of the pavement by the large cement water tank. From here, follow the trail up through some switchbacks that lead you to the right edge of the gully: this is The Jobsite. Walk past The Jobsite into the gully and then up the gully to a small trail on the right side in the trees.

7 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Layer Cake

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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 55
Dude, It's Classic!
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 223
Cosmic Space Dust Lazers
Sport 9 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 43
Ledgarithm
Sport 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 41
Chillax
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 23
Intimidator
Sport 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dude, It's Classic!
 55
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Cosmic Space Dust Lazers
 223
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 9 pitches
Ledgarithm
 43
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 4 pitches
Chillax
 41
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Intimidator
 23
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
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Details: It is in a little canyon so the sun shines on it at the bottom much less than at the top. The one pitch climbs are in the shade for all but about 2-3 hours midday while the upper pitch climbs are only in the shade during the morning.

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