Best Climbing in Nevada

This list represents the most popular climbing in Nevada. Use this list to plan your next Nevada climbing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Mount Rose

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    Rose, NV

    The most prominent peak seen from Reno; also visible from all around the Tahoe basin. A desirable peak from aesthetics alone, it is complemented by a strenuous but pleasant hike through forest ...
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    The most prominent peak seen from Reno; also visible from all around the Tahoe basin. A desirable peak from aesthetics alone, ...

  • #2 Calico Basin

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    Las Vegas, NV

    Calico Basin comprises several crags on the northeast side of the Calico Hills. The climbing area is snuggled up to the cliffbands above a handful of rural private plots of land. The area harbors ...
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    Calico Basin comprises several crags on the northeast side of the Calico Hills. The climbing area is snuggled up to the cliffbands ...

  • #3 Black Velvet Canyon

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    Las Vegas, NV

    Black Velvet Canyon is a beautiful place. It is also home to several of the most well-known climbs in Red Rock. Names like Epinephrine, Dream of Wild Turkeys, and Frogland are known throughout ...
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    Black Velvet Canyon is a beautiful place. It is also home to several of the most well-known climbs in Red Rock. Names like ...

  • #4 Juniper Canyon

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    Las Vegas, NV

    Juniper Canyon is another highly varied climbing destination. This guide contains the Rose Tower/Jackrabbit Buttress/Brownstone Wall/Rainbow Wall/Cloud Tower and Ginger Buttress climbs. These ...
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    Juniper Canyon is another highly varied climbing destination. This guide contains the Rose Tower/Jackrabbit Buttress/Brownstone ...

  • #5 Windy Peak

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    Las Vegas, NV

    Windy Peak is located in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation area. This guide contains several climbing options for Windy Peak.
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    Windy Peak is located in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation area. This guide contains several climbing options for ...

  • #6 Angel Food Wall

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    Las Vegas, NV

    The Angel Food Wall is an absolutely beautiful piece of sandstone on White Rock Peak. The wall is grooved with several deep crack and chimney systems, which provide some of the most popular ...
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    The Angel Food Wall is an absolutely beautiful piece of sandstone on White Rock Peak. The wall is grooved with several deep ...

  • #7 Mount Wilson

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    Las Vegas, NV

    Mount Wilson is a centerpiece of Red Rock climbing. The feature is a true mountain with many buttresses, walls, and summits. When the early morning sun paints the mountains with its rays, it’s ...
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    Mount Wilson is a centerpiece of Red Rock climbing. The feature is a true mountain with many buttresses, walls, and summits. ...

  • #8 First Pullout

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    Las Vegas, NV

    As the First Pullout—officially known as Calico I—is the first stop that people can make inside the Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive, the place can be a bit of a zoo. The climbing here is absolutely ...
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    As the First Pullout—officially known as Calico I—is the first stop that people can make inside the Red Rock Canyon Scenic ...

  • #9 Willow Springs

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    Las Vegas, NV

    The Willow Springs area is home to a great number of pleasant single-pitch traditional climbs. The area is also home to a picnic area, some child-friendly trails, and several petroglyphs. Like ...
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    The Willow Springs area is home to a great number of pleasant single-pitch traditional climbs. The area is also home to a ...

  • #10 First Creek Canyon

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    Las Vegas, NV

    First Creek Canyon is found to the south of Mount Wilson. This cool area has some stellar multi-pitch climbing without the driving that’s required for areas on the Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive. ...
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    First Creek Canyon is found to the south of Mount Wilson. This cool area has some stellar multi-pitch climbing without the ...

  • #11 The Second Pullout

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    Las Vegas, NV

    The Second Pullout is officially known as Calico II. Parking here is limited, so it’s important to arrive early. It’s not uncommon for dozens of cars to park along the side of the road ...
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    The Second Pullout is officially known as Calico II. Parking here is limited, so it’s important to arrive early. It’s ...

  • #12 Sandstone Quarry

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    Las Vegas, NV

    The Quarry is an incredibly popular tourist destination. First, it is arguably one of the friendliest pull-outs for those who visit Red Rock Canyon via bus. Second, it’s an extremely popular ...
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    The Quarry is an incredibly popular tourist destination. First, it is arguably one of the friendliest pull-outs for those ...

  • #13 Pine Creek Canyon

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    Las Vegas, NV

    Pine Creek Canyon is at the heart of Las Vegas traditional rock climbing on the Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive. Dozens of stellar multi-pitch routes wander up the peaks and walls throughout the ...
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    Pine Creek Canyon is at the heart of Las Vegas traditional rock climbing on the Red Rock Canyon Scenic Drive. Dozens of stellar ...

  • #14 Oak Creek Canyon

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    Las Vegas, NV

    Oak Creek Canyon sports several beautiful long lines and lots of options for when there are a lot of people around. The area is particularly popular in the winter, as many of the routes are ...
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    Oak Creek Canyon sports several beautiful long lines and lots of options for when there are a lot of people around. The area ...

  • #15 Disappearing Buttress

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    Las Vegas, NV

    It’s truly amazing how often new features are discovered in Red Rock Canyon. The Disappearing Buttress was rediscovered in 2009. It’s likely that it had been visited in the distant past, but ...
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    It’s truly amazing how often new features are discovered in Red Rock Canyon. The Disappearing Buttress was rediscovered in ...

  • #16 Icebox Canyon

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    Las Vegas, NV

    Icebox Canyon is a beautiful place. Spectacular buttresses and walls of clean sandstone shoot up on either side of you. There are several seasonal waterfalls. And indeed, when it’s very cold ...
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    Icebox Canyon is a beautiful place. Spectacular buttresses and walls of clean sandstone shoot up on either side of you. There ...