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Genesis Area

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Blackalicious S 
Bourbon Tan 
Genesis I TR 
Genesis II 
Golden Mean 
Hang Over T 
Lower Green Sleeves TR 
My Jewish Girlfriend  S 
Short and Sweet S 
Soprano, The 
Through Four More 
Whiskey Dick S 
Zach Attack 

Genesis Area Rock Climbing 

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Location: 45.4466, -110.9567 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Ben R on Feb 8, 2011
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The Genesis area is deservedly popular with relatively short approaches, reliable ice, and a wide selection of difficulties, including many moderates.

Getting There 

From the Hyalite Creek/Peak aka Grotto Falls Trailhead parking lot, walk back east and cross the road. A roughly 10-15 minute hike on a well-traveled trail brings you to the base of the Genesis I wall. Most of the routes will be described from here.

Climbing Season

Weather station 15.6 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Genesis Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Genesis Area:
Genesis I   WI3+     TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 60'   
Genesis II   WI3+     Ice, 1 pitch, 115'   
Hang Over   WI3     Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 50'   
Lower Green Sleeves   WI2+     TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 90'   
My Jewish Girlfriend    M4     Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For Genesis Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Zach attack P1

Zach Attack WI5 M4  MT : Hyalite Canyon : Genesis Area
P1. Climb past the ice blobs and up into the corner where the crack becomes an off width. Pull over this and continue up east ground to a fixed anchor on the left. 5.8/M4 65MP2. This pitch doesn't form as regularly as the others. If the ice looks good then climb it. If not you can bypass it to the right via some easy but poorly protected rock/dirt. WI5/ 5.5R 30MP3. climb some steep ice then walk up some easy snow to the next pitch WI5- 15MP4. More ice. WI5 15M...[more]   Browse More Classics in MT

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