Elevation: 5,538 ft
GPS: 40.267, -111.625 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Christian Knight on Feb 4, 2009 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, grk10vq

Description

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

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
 45
Dude, It's Classic!
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 158
Cosmic Space Dust Lazers
Sport 9 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 35
Ledgarithm
Sport 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 35
Chillax
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 22
Intimidator
Sport 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Dude, It's Classic!
 45
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Cosmic Space Dust Lazers
 158
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 9 pitches
Ledgarithm
 35
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 4 pitches
Chillax
 35
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Intimidator
 22
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 2 pitches
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Sun & Shade

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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