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About Bakery:

Moderate quality basalt in this recently cleaned area makes for a day of climbing. All routes are sport bolted for leading with easy to reach TR anchors and walk out. Crag is on privately owned forestry land so drive in access can be an issue. Climbs range from a 5.8 and two 5.9s to low 11's. Lots more development possible. If forestry roads are open, the approach is easy. If they are closed, use the Galloping Goose but expect to bike and hike for at least an hour to get to the crag base.
Nearest town or city: Sooke
Directions: If forestry roads are open, you can drive right up to the crag approach, about a 10 minute hike up to the crag itself. Driving directions (logging road): Follow Sooke road from Victoria out to Sooke. Within sooke, turn right on otter point road. Follow out of town until Young Lake road, turn right. Follow young lake road until you come to a five way intersection. Turn right onto a gravel logging road opposite Poirier road (it is not marked. Follow the road (Butler Mainline) until you come to a forestry gate. The gate is located at about km 3 on the Butler Main. At about km 3.5 the Butler Main forks into two roads. Take the logging road to the right, which is the Boneyard Mainline, and watch for kilometer marker 9.5. At about km 9.8 there will be a large boulder field on the left. Above the boulder field is the Bakery. Park in the pullout and start climbing! Directions if forestry road is closed (bring bikes): Take Sooke road to just before Sooke, turn right on sooke river road. Head up to the Sooke Potholes day use area and park (3$ parking). Get onto the Galloping Goose regional trail, above the potholes. Follow the trail for about 10 k until you get to marker 54. About half a k more and you will see a large opening in the trees that overlooks both the river and the crag. You can see anchors on the top of the crag if you bring binoculars. Hide your bikes, and cross the river using the large boulders. Hike up the other side to the crag base and get climbing!
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