Nevada Rock Climbing

Whether you’re looking to scale an El Capitan-sized rock face, ascend the largest outdoor climbing wall on Earth, or looking for great rock climbing for kids, we’ve got you covered with thousands of routes and scrambles throughout uncrowded climbing terrain across Silver State. All you’ve gotta do is zero in on what type of climbing you want to do—bouldering, outdoor top-rope climbing, sport climbs, or trad climbing—gear up, and pick your route.

There’s no better place to get after rock climbing in Las Vegas than Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Named for its striking Aztec Sandstone—600 million years in the making—this national conservation area is one of the most popular in the country, beckoning millions of sightseers, scenic drivers, hikers, and, of course, climbers each year. Thousands of routes have been established in Red Rock and Calico Basin, and just 45 minutes beyond downtown Vegas, one of the best climbing areas in the West is incredibly easy to access.

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Whether it’s the newest item on your bucket list or the best wrong turn you ever took, whichever corner of this state you venture to, you’re bound to uncover the kind of unexpected encounters, memorable characters, and only-in-Nevada experiences that make this place so damn special. Get your hands on stunning images, surprising stories, colorful characters, do-before-you-die events, and beyond. And just to sweeten the deal, in addition to sending you our official Nevada Magazine & Visitor Guide, we’ll throw in our swanky state map, too.

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Nevada Rock Climbing Gyms

Some of the best rock wall climbing in Reno can be accessed right Downtown at the Whitney Peak Hotel. In addition to their 7,000 square foot indoor BaseCamp rock climbing gym, daring height-lovers can tackle their sixteen-story tall tower—the tallest outdoor wall climbing experience on Earth.

A handful of other great climbing gyms are found in the Reno and Las Vegas areas, putting you in touch with experts, guides, and the local community.

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Whether you’re after classic climbs or are setting your own route, use #TravelNevada and bring us along with you on your Nevada climbing journeys. If we love your photo, you may find it featured here.

A genuine gift is, not a source of fortune but, a reward for the tenets of one's self. Recognition from those close to you or simply from someone acknowledgeding your achievements. So the next time you find yourself in a difficult situation, holding onto the remnants of what feels tangibly possible for you, don't give up nor give in to those inner demons. May you find new horizons and recompense. 🥠🎁
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millennialmike took me out bouldering today near redrockcanyonlv . (First and last are of him, not sure who the person in the second photo is.) #bouldering #rockclimbing #climbing #nevada travelnevada #dontfencemein
Walls once busy, what are they up to now. Will that have forgotten the feel of human touch. Perhaps they prefer the baking hot sun. Certainly they don't miss the crowds.
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First adventure with slot canyons ! Of course I had to climb em ! #hike #hikenevada #valleyoffire #valleyoffirestatepark #adventure #adventuretime #hikevibes
Jessie getting another FA. Just out exploring and putting up new problems yesterday in the Spring Mountain Wilderness. 
#climbing #bouldering #southernnevada #explorenevada
FOOT TO FACE! FOOT TO FACE!

So proud of Cait, seecaitclimb (she/her) for sending Yin and Yang!

Here's to friendship lady! So glad for taking a chance on an unknown internet person, one of the best decisions of my life.
Climbing up the rock had some tough crux moves but that turned out to be the easy part! standing on top was no effin joke, body litterally said HELL NO!!! #itried #goclimbarock #laketahoe #girlslikebigrocks 
thank you so much for taking me to this breathtaking crag cr_harland
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Stoke was high and I enjoyed every minute of the day, even the super sweaty hike up 🤣😅🍻.
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Red Rock Canyon // climbing on 180 million year old lithified sandstone was pretty freaking neat •
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Rock climbing is one of the best natural arm workouts around. Swipe right to reveal North Lake Tahoe’s Alpine Challenge #4: Rock climb at Donner Summit. Whether you’re currently in North Lake Tahoe, or on your way for spartan World Championship, find a mountain near you and work those biceps! #NLTAlpineChallenge
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**Mindful Moment**—Courage & Strength: Channel your inner mountain warrior and toss all your hesitations to the side as you scale up the summit. Put all your courage into each hold, and relish in the thrill and sense of achievement as you reach the top.
Remember being outside...
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