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The Best Rock Climbing in Nevada

Looking for the best rock climbing in Nevada? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Nevada. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top rock climbing spots in and near Nevada

  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Hike Red Rock's Ice Box Canyon

    4.8
    Red Rock Canyon is about 30-45 minutes outside of Las Vegas and is the perfect little get away from the noise of Sin City; however, it will still be slightly infested with tourists.From the trailhead it just looks a bit like thick brush, but once you get into it, you find tiny pools and a little ...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Hike the Bowl of Fire in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness

    8 mi / 500 ft gain
    The Bowl of Fire, tucked away in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness, is made up of the same dramatic conglomerate as that of the Valley of Fire, only almost no-one stops to visit as they blitz by on Northshore Road in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.To get there take the Northshore Road 16 mil...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Bouldering at Kraft Boulders, Red Rock

    0.25 mi
    Drive through Calico Basin near Red Rock Canyon Conservatory Area, and park at the end of the road. (The parking lot is pinpointed above) Once you're out of your car, you'll see the Cube. It's a 25 foot boulder, with both easy and extremely difficult climbs on it. Head toward the Cube (toward the...
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  • Zephyr Cove, Nevada

    Castle Rock Loop

    5.0
    2.84 mi / 630 ft gain
    This hike is located near Stateline, Nevada. The trail joins the Tahoe Rim Trail for part of the hike. Be aware that there will be snow on the trail from November - late May, early June depending on snowfall. Bring snowshoes / appropriate boots if you wish to use the trail in the winter. Experien...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Rock Climb at Red Rock Conservation Area

    The official address for Red Rock Conservation area for you GPS travelers is: 1000 Scenic Loop Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89161. Head into the park, and you'll be on the one way Scenic Loop Drive. Red Rock is home to thousands of different routes, so it's easy to get lost amidst the rock. I recommend usin...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Rock Climb the Black Corridor

    5.0
    0.4 mi
    This is a popular area for beginners and intermediate rope climbers. The corridor is sheltered from the wind, which makes it climbable year-round (but bring a light jacket!). Approach: Climbing coordinates are 36.15547, -115.43613.Driving on Scenic Loop Dr., park on the right at the second parkin...
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  • Reno, Nevada

    Rock Climb The Pig

    Pig Rock, aka The Pig, as its name suggests, is a pig-looking outcrop of volcanic tuff that has a variety of routes great for training and being introduced to trad climbing. There is no approach to the routes themselves, as you can park right at the base of The Pig. To get there, take Hwy 445/Pyr...
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  • Glenbrook, Nevada

    Cave Rock Trail

    0.77 mi / 253 ft gain
    Cave Rock Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Glenbrook, Nevada.
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Grand Circle, Turtlehead Peak, and White Rock Loop

    19.21 mi / 4150 ft gain
    Grand Circle, Turtlehead Peak, and White Rock Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Blue Diamond, Nevada.
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  • Carson City, Nevada

    Secret Cove Beach

    0.91 mi / 243 ft gain
    Secret Cove Beach is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Carson City, Nevada.
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Gran Staircase Loop

    1.17 mi / 620 ft gain
    Gran Staircase Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Blue Diamond, Nevada.
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  • Reno, Nevada

    Incandescent Rocks

    6.61 mi / 1778 ft gain
    Incandescent Rocks is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Nixon, Nevada.
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  • Boulder City, Nevada

    Lava Butte/Rainbow Gardens

    3.97 mi / 374 ft gain
    Lava Butte/Rainbow Gardens is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Henderson, Nevada.
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Meet Up Wall Rock Climbing

    1.19 mi / 430 ft gain
    Meet Up Wall Rock Climbing is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Las Vegas, Nevada.
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Kraft Mountain Peak Trail

    5.3 mi / 1667 ft gain
    Kraft Mountain Peak Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Las Vegas, Nevada.
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Kraft Mountain and Calico Hills Loop Trail

    4.29 mi / 928 ft gain
    Kraft Mountain and Calico Hills Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Las Vegas, Nevada.
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