This is the comprehensive guidebook describing all the bouldering in southern Nevada. This region of the United States boasts an impressive array of world-class boulder problems across a wide range of grades. The bouldering here is set amidst beautiful surroundings, with everything from steep gymnastic problems and long pumpy traverses to delicate slabs and the crimpy lines that Red Rocks is famous for.
The vast canyons of the Red Rocks area is extensively covered in this guidebook, which is broken down into 11 separate areas. The Calico Hills that are situated just outside of Las Vegas are also covered, which include the famous Kraft Boulders. Other outlining areas from Las Vegas include Mount Charleston, Arizona Hot Springs, Keyhole Canyon and Big Sandy that are also covered.
In total 23 separate bouldering areas (11 of which are at Red Rocks) are covered, describing over 2,000 boulder problems. At the start of each area there is a location map along with detailed access information. There is also a general description of the style and aspect of the bouldering to be found, along with the best time of the year to visit. All the boulder problems are shown on colour photo topos, along with a description.
Published in October 2010, this guidebook is meticulously researched, with stunning action photos, in-depth information, an extensive history, and an overview of the natural environment of southern Nevada.
Number of pages is 416.
Size is 178mm x 254mm.