Start in a shallow groove which protects with a medium stopper and then 0 Metolius TCU. Mantle out of the groove and follow easy rock to the base of the large left facing corner that makes up the bulk of Genesis. Stem and jam your way up the fingers to hands corner to a two bolt rap anchor on a sloping ledge. This route continues up from here, but most climbers only complete the first pitch.
Genesis is the furthest right hand route on the Church Wall. It is located at the top of the approach gully. The bulk of this route climbs a large left facing corner system.
Descent is by rappel from a two bolt anchor.
1 x 0 TCU (Purple - Metolius Sizes)/Blue Alien
2 x 1 TCU (Blue)/Green Alien
2 x 2 TCU (Yellow)/Yellow Alien
2 x .5 Camalot
2 x .75 Camalot
2 x 1 Camalot
2 x 2 Camalot
1 x 3 Camalot
Medium to Large Stoppers
Slings and Draws
CrackMD approaching the hands through a bulge sect...
Jan 31, 2011
The second pitch is good. If anything it suffers from neglect. We trundled off a few loose chunks. As of now it only has one bolt at the anchor.
By Eric Foster
Mar 6, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Does the 2nd pitch need an extra bolt still? I would go up there and put one in as well as trundle everything off of it with a crowbar.