The Red Rock Canyon Conservation area is located in the Spring Mountain Range, of Nevada. The climbing area is only a few miles from Las Vegas, but sits at 4000 feet in elevation. Typical of a desert climate, the weather can vary from scorching hot in the sun to chilly in the shade, especially if the wind kicks up which is pretty common in the Mojave desert. To help set yourself up for success, we suggest you bring the following.

Suggested Clothing:

– Tank top/ sports bra

– T-shirt (synthetic or cotton)

– Lightweight long sleeved shirt /sun shirt

– Midweight synthetic top

– Wind/rain shell jacket

– Light down or synthetic puffy coat

– Lightweight synthetic long underwear bottoms

– Shorts 
(please no short running shorts or short daisy duke style shorts)

– Pants or Capris (cotton or synthetic)

– Synthetic Socks

– Underwear

– Sticky rubber approach shoes or running shoes

Personal Items:

– Toiletries

– Hand sanitizer

– Sunglasses

– Sun screen

– SPF lip balm

– Toilet paper with 2 zip lock bags (for disposing of your TP at the crag)

– Personal first aid kit (to take care of blisters and minor pain)

Climbing Gear:

– Helmet

– Harness

– Rock shoes

– Chalk bag

– Climbing Chalk

– Backpack (40 liters capacity minimum)

– 3 water bottles (or up to 3 liters capacity)

– Headlamp, extra batteries

– 3 locking carabiners

– 1 ATC or guide ATC style belay device

– 1 48inch sling/double length sling (nylon preferred)

– 1 roll of climbing tape

– Leather palm belay gloves

– Small notebook and pencil

– Grigri (if you have one)

* Small backpack (10-20L capacity recommended. Only needed if you are staying for multipitch day)

Optional items:

– Camera

– Sun hat

– Flip flops

– Capri Pants

– Baby wipes/ wet wipes

– Bandana

– Trekking poles with rubber tips (Optional but recommended if you have knee or back problems.)

Guides Provide:

– Ropes

– Climbing gear

– Basic First Aid Kit for the group

We have the following available upon request:

– Demo Petzl Helmet

– Demo Petzl Harnesses

– Demo Scarpa & La Sportiva Climbing shoes

– Demo Asolo Approach shoes

– Demo Osprey Backpacks