Red Rocks – A Climber’s Guide

Red Rocks – A Climber’s Guide

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This is a comprehensive guidebook describing the rock climbing found in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area near Las Vegas in Southern Nevada. The guidebook details over 2,300 routes ranging from single pitch sport routes to long multi-pitch Trad routes. This 2nd edition of this guidebook details around 400 new routes including many low to mid-grade sport routes at Calico Hills. The sandstone rock has many incut edges that mean impressive steep faces can be climbed at a reasonable grade along with good natural protection.

Red Rocks one of North America's most popular destinations during the autumn, winter, and spring when the weather is perfect for climbing. Combine this with the close proximity to Las Vegas (only 20 miles) along with the reliable weather, beautiful surroundings and great climbing make Red Rocks an ideal rock climbing holiday destination.

The guidebook covers the 10 major canyons at Red Rocks plus the Calico Hills and Kraft Mountain at Calico Basin. The 2,300+ routes covered in this guidebook are all shown on colour photo topos with some routes also shown on detailed hand drawn topos as well. A full description for each route is also given along with a list of the Trad gear required. Each sector has a good location map, approach information and a general description of the area.

Published in March 2016 this guidebook (2nd edition) is in English text throughout and includes many stunning action photographs spread throughout the text. The guidebook binding is sewn/ saddle stitched to ensure excellent durability.

Number of pages is 496.
Size is 150mm x 210mm (A5).