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Venarete Area

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Venarete Area  

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Submitted By: DisturbingThePeace on Jun 12, 2006
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Josh Smith cruising the crux of Venarete. Skyline ...


On the right side of the canyon, just past the entrance area. Gets shade in the afternoon in the summer.

Getting There 

Travel just past the entrance area on the right side of the canyon.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.7 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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

Featured Route For Venarete Area
Matthias pulling through the fun laybacking moves....

666 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  NM : Santa Fe Area : ... : Venarete Area
Start up a clean panel of rock with a big ledge for hands (and eventually feet) to the first bolt. A mantel helps get your feet up on the big ledge and a stance to clip the second bolt. Tricky laybacking with a big reach lead past the second bolt to the third bolt. Sneaky, sequential climbing takes you up to the crux bulge. Pull the bulge and climb easier terrain to the anchor. This seems to be a natural run off area and is quite dirty but if the route gets decent traffic, it'll clean up well (...[more]   Browse More Classics in NM

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