REI Community
Genesis Wall (Canyon Entrance)

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
30 and Dirty S 
Baby Blue S 
Book of Life S 
Genesis S 
Gildenstern S 
In the Beginning S 
Red Sea, The S 
Revelation S 

Genesis Wall (Canyon Entrance) Rock Climbing 

Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Elevation: 9,000'
Location: 37.65774, -107.80962 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 3,980
Administrators: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: e Dixon on May 27, 2006
You & This Area
Best climbs for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]


After passing the few routes that make up the Friendship Wall, The Genesis Wall (Canyon Entrance) is the second cluster of routes encountered. The climbing is vertical, technical and ranges in difficulty from 5.10-5.12. There are a few trees that provide some shade and a nice level hang, making this a good place to start or finish a day.

Getting There 

Follow the approach trail down into the canyon and this is the first concentration of routes encountered. It is located the farthest down stream from the pool.

Routes (L->R): 

A. Gildenstern, 12-, 1p, 45', bolts.
B. 30 and Dirty, 12-, 1p, 35', bolts.
C. In the Beginning, 12-, 1p, 35', bolts.
D. Book of Life, 11-, bolts.
E. Genesis, 10, bolts.
F. The Red Sea, 12-, 1p, 35', bolts.
G. Revelation, 11, 1p, bolts.

Climbing Season

Weather station 0.8 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Genesis Wall (Canyon Entrance)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Genesis Wall (Canyon Entrance):
Genesis   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Book of Life   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
30 and Dirty   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
The Red Sea   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
In the Beginning   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Genesis Wall (Canyon Entrance)

Featured Route For Genesis Wall (Canyon Entrance)

Book of Life 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  Colorado : Durango : ... : Genesis Wall (Canyon Entran...
This is a fun route that climbs up a shallow, right-facing corner with some good, technical movement....[more]   Browse More Classics in Colorado

Comments on Genesis Wall (Canyon Entrance) Add Comment
Show which comments
By Ben Griffin
From: Durango, CO
Sep 7, 2012
The entrance wall has 6 really good sport climbs on the best rock in the canyon. The grades in the guidebook are pretty sandbag, so we have that going for us. It is a good summer spot to escape the Golf Wall crowds and get a really good workout in the evening.

Mountain Project

The Definitive Climbing Resource

MTB Project

Next Generation MTB Trail Maps

Powder Project

Backcountry Ski Maps & Secret Stashes
FREE Stickers · Gyms · RSS · School of Rock · Contact · About