The Genesis area is deservedly popular with relatively short approaches, reliable ice, and a wide selection of difficulties, including many moderates.
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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Genesis Area:
Whiskey Dick WI4 M7 Sport, Mixed, Ice, 2 pitches, 115 feet
Lower Green Sleeves WI3- TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 90 feet
Genesis I WI3+ TR, Ice, 1 pitch, 60 feet
Genesis II WI3+ Ice, 1 pitch, 115 feet
Featured Route For Genesis Area
Hang Over WI3 MT : Hyalite Canyon : Genesis Area
One of the most popular climbs in the canyon. Can be seen from, the parking lot. Can vary from wi3- to wi4 (maybe) depending on the line you choose. Usually gets a lot of heavy traffic, so easy first lead can be done here usually. Climb is 50M so it can be either climbed as 1 or 2 pitches. Need 2 ropes to rap the route from the top, or 1 rope for 2 raps. ...[more] Browse More Classics in MT