Climb the steep wall out jugs to a crux pulling over the lip. Then move up to a great rest below the upper face. Traverse underneath the face to a second crux pulling yourself up onto the face. Then climb the cool exposed face to the anchors.
This is the first route to the left of the corner.
Bolts, fixed draws.
Ben cruises to the 1st crux of Genesis (5.12a).
BETA PHOTO: Genesis, at the Sanctuary in Rifle, starts on the ...
Ben on steep jugs. Genesis (5.12a).
Lower roof moves.
|By Jay Brown|
From: Aspen, Colorado
Sep 26, 2010
...CLASSIC !!! Good lines still abound at Rifle.
|By Cowboy Roy|
From: SLC, UT
Jul 5, 2012
This thing is so sick! Pretty easy jugs to a cruxy, intimidating face.
|By Mike Humphries|
From: Arvada, CO
Sep 23, 2013
rating: 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a
This is really an incredible route. The climbing through the undercut arete/prow is gymnastic, aesthetic, and simply smile producing!