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Ventana T 

Ventana 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: Brad Singer, Dave Honeywell and Mike Rigney, August 1999
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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 9, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Ventana 5.10a after the start shared with Twin Cra...

Description 

This direct finish to Twin Cracks starts the same as that route and then continues straight up featured face once you hit the prominent horizontal crack. Good climbing on this but it's marred by a hard to clip bolt (the 1st) which can be troublesome for shorter climbers.

Location 

Left side of the west face with a shared start with Twin Cracks.

Protection 

Gear to 1.5", 3 bolts, 2 bolt anchor


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By aaron hope
From: Walnut Creek, CA
Jun 14, 2011

The crux is height dependent. If you are shorter than about 5'10, it'll feel harder. But it's well protected.
By claudio ricardez
From: ESCONDIDO
Aug 13, 2012

Maybe I just need to get more climbing in, but that move at the 1st bolt feels like an 11a move if you are not tall. Protection is good though if you can get that 1st bolt clipped.