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Half-Day Rock Climbing at Red Rock (Las Vegas)

Come with an AMGA-certified guide from The Mountain Guides Red Rock to discover the sandstone perfection of Red Rock in Nevada on a half day of rock climbing designed around your skills and abilities for a truly amazing experience.

Duration1/2 day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelAll Levels
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate


  • Spend an afternoon scouring the sandstone for great climbs.

  • Learn valuable information and techniques from a local guide.

  • Experience a world-class rock climbing destination just minutes from Las Vegas.


See a different side of Las Vegas and head for the multi-colored climbs of Red Rock! On this half-day program that caters to your skill level and interests, you will advance your rock climbing career on the gorgeous and gratifying routes up and down one of the most exciting destinations for climbers in the country!

While many people known Las Vegas and Nevada for other reasons, this southwestern gem of the United States boasts one of the most magnificent rock formations known to adventurers: Red Rock Canyon. This National Conservation Area sprawls over the region, covering nearly 200,000 acres of public land. Thrust faults and evolving geology have given way to the red-colored sandstone that layers the Mojave Desert, making this a rare natural beauty and iconic climbing destination.

Climbers from far and wide travel to Red Rock for the many lines and routes of varying length and degree. It is a haven for novice climbers because of its long and easy climbs that require few technical obstacles. The sheer size and volume also make it a veritable obstacle for experienced climbers; trad and sport climbers follow the network of cracks and routes to fine-tune their skills and test their mettle.

Your program seamlessly blends the aesthetic beauty and technical thrills of Red Rock over the course of an afternoon. Within a half-day of climbing, you can exercise your climbing talents on admirable rock formations under the instruction of certified guides who are also local experts.

Beginners will focus on the basics like terminology, equipment use, and movement techniques. The course will include fundamental information that will help your passion for climbing grow and set you up for success on future climbs. The delectable terrain and array of objectives are always a blast for new climbers who want to learn anchor systems, protection, and

Rock climbers with experience can find intermediate and advanced routes of every shape and size. These programs will focus on developing multi-pitch and lead climbing skills for use in more ambitious climbs. You will learn how to work more difficult routes throughout the vast area of Red Rock and hone movement techniques to round out your rock climbing ability.

All of the programs take place in the stunning scenery of Red Rock Canyon, one of the top places to take your rock climbing proficiency to the next level. This place is special to us, and our goal is always to instill this excitement and appreciation for the region in our participants. You will have fun in a safe and controlled environment while appreciating Red Rock’s climbing culture.

Everyone is invited to join one of our programs. Participants should have a general understanding of the physical requirements of rock climbing – having a moderate fitness level will help you enjoy the program. We will design a program around your needs and abilities, so let us know what you are looking for and we will do our best to help you achieve your climbing goals.

Come to Nevada and book this half-day rock climbing program NOW to experience the uncanny terrain of Red Rock in the southwest United States!

If a half-day just isn’t enough, we can also guide you on a full day of dedicated climbing in Red Rock!


More info

Please bring personal gear appropriate for the climate and weather of the season. The temperature can commonly reach 90 to 100 degrees (F), making sun protection and hydration a critical part of your climb. The winter necessitates gloves, hats, and extra layers. Your equipment should include, but is not limited to: • Approach shoes/hiking shoes • Climbing shoes • Wind and rain shell (top) • Climbing pants • Backpack (30 to 40-liter capacity) • Personal snacks, drink(s), and water • Sun screen, lip balm, and hat for sun protection

Meeting point

Our office is in Las Vegas. Contact me upon booking to establish a specific meeting point.


About the guide

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We are pleased to offer a full range of guiding services in the Red Rock, from easy and enjoyable half­-day and one day climbs to the most challenging multi­-day big wall ascents, and everything in between.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

USD 269 each

Group of 2

USD 171 each

Group of 3

USD 129 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

Please contact me for group prices.

The price includes the guiding fee, permits and park fees, and group rock climbing equipment (harnesses, helmets, belay devices, carabiners, etc.).

The price does NOT include transportation/transportation costs, climbing shoes and personal gear. Contact me for equipment inquiries and available rental options.

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