Type: Trad, 65 ft
FA: M. Hill
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Shared By: Will Cobb on Apr 11, 2006
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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
jayci Ferrimani
jayci Ferrimani   Flagstaff
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. Jan 31, 2011
Eric Foster
Chandler/Flagstaff, AZ
Eric Foster   Chandler/Flagstaff, AZ
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. Mar 6, 2012
Liz Gehret
Flagstaff, AZ
Liz Gehret   Flagstaff, AZ
I brought a 0 (master cam) to protect the first moves, but then all I used were doubles of .5-.75 and singles from 1-3. Fun route! Apr 26, 2016
Tim Heid
Tim Heid   AZ
Excellent, albeit short route! Left a couple of lockers at the chains for easy return to the base, please don't swipe 'em. Dec 29, 2017