Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area - Rock Climbing
Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas, Nevada
Serious rock climbers covet the challenges of Red Rock Canyon's towering sandstone ridges and huge boulders. With more than 1,200 named routes, there are plenty of choices for every ability. Most of the rock is Aztec sandstone, and the desert varnish rock is considered to be the most difficult.
YDS: 5.2 - 5.14b
Getting There: Red Rock Canyon is 20 miles west of Las Vegas on State Route 159.
Some of the most popular crags are:
Cannibal Crag: 19 routes ranging from 5.6 - 5.12d
Dog Wall: Moderate routes with one 5.7 and several more advanced climbs.
Panty Wall: Popular for its 5.6 to 5.12a routes
Magic Bus: Routes range from 5.8 to 5.10a
Black Corridor: Very popular for its high concentration of routes and for the fact that its almost always shady. Routes range from 5.9 to 5.12a.
Some classic climbs are:
Tunnel Vision: 5.7 on the Angel Food Wall
Dark Shadows: 5.8, good desert varnish challenge
Olive Oil: 5.7 on the Rose Tower
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