Red Rock Canyon

Known as "Red Rocks", this is one of the finest rock climbing areas in the world. Near Las Vegas, Nevada, this park boasts stunning views, classic moderate (5.6-5.8) multi-pitch routes, dozens of sport cragging and bouldering areas, and plenty of hiking trails.

about red rock canyon

Nevada's Red Rock Canyon, near Las Vegas, is known as one of the finest rock climbing areas in the world, with more than a thousand rock climbing routes from short sport routes to big 20-pitch outings.  From 5.5 - 5.13, there's something for everyone.  Not into climbing?  There are plenty of hiking trails and a natural history museum.


  • Red Rocks Climbing by Greg Barnes (Superopo 2004).

information for leaders


If you schedule a trip that overlaps with another, please be sure that the only overlap is during travel days.

  • Suitable Activities: Climbing
  • Climbing Category: Rock Climb
  • Seasons: March, April, May, September, October, November
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Crag Rock Climb
  • Green Trails Red Rock Canyon No. 2474S
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