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Ventana Canyon Rock Climbing 

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Ventana Canyon lies immediately west of Esperero Canyon, and is one of the most scenic in the Santa Catalina Range. It is named for a huge window formation in the canyon's upper reaches. Visiting the window is a popular and scenic, but very long hike.

There are also a couple opportunities for climbing here... some scattered bouldering and a few remote trad routes.

Getting There 

Ventana Canyon Trail is accessed from the designated public parking lot at Ventana Canyon Resort on north Kolb Rd.

Climbing Season

For the Mount Lemmon (Santa Catalina Mountains) area.

Weather station 4.4 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

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