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Genuflect 

Genuflect 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b

   
Type:  Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V British: S 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
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Submitted By: Taino on Jan 4, 2007
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Description 

The only real route on Choss Wall, and inaccurately displayed in the guidebook, this route follows a usually damp, obvious seam just across the cul-de-sac from T.P. and Hanky on the Enterprise Wall. There is a small ledge about half-way up, making this a good route on which to practice "multipitch".


Location 

Just across the cul-de-sac from Enterprise Wall, at an often damp and always mossy vertical crack. Climb crack and face above to top. Easy walk-off.


Protection 

Unknown. Very tricky gear anchor at top.



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By Gunkiemike
Sep 16, 2010

One of my favorite routes at PK. The gear is totally fine. The anchor up top can be the oak tree 40 ft back or the pair of boulders (one on each side, about 15-20 ft back). Either setup needs 50 ft or more of rope/webbing. If you're there, sample the face about 6-10 ft left of Genuflect for some nice 5.7ish moves. I call this "Genu-Left".

By Michael Tessler
From: New York, NY
Jul 24, 2012

The route called "Genuflect" in the guidebook (climbers right of the "Genuflect" listed on this website) is also a fine climb. Of course, which is the original "Genuflect", I couldn't say. Still, the guidebook version is about a 5.6 with good protection. There are a few small trees on the way up, but they don't get in the way too much.