Red Rocks - A Climber's Guide

Red Rocks - A Climber's Guide cover photo
Author Jerry Handren
Published Handbook Publishing (2007)



Published in 2007 this is widely thought to be the best ever guide book to Red Rocks Nevada. It makes good use of maps in the text as well as both alphabetical and graded lists of routes, to get you to your chosen climb. The usual star system is adopted for quality recommendations. The author is a Brit now resident in USA.

Crags covered by this Guide
NV Red Rocks crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Pine Creek Canyon60Sandstone (hard)?
Black Velvet Canyon50Sandstone (hard)E
Calico Basin, Kraft Mountain57Sandstone (hard)NE
Calico Hills, First Pullout146Sandstone (hard)SW
Calico Hills, Sandstone Quarry200Sandstone (hard)all
Calico Hills, Second Pullout160Sandstone (hard)?
First Creek Canyon & Mount Wilson25Sandstone (hard)N
Icebox Canyon22Sandstone (hard)?
Juniper Canyon25Sandstone (hard)?
Oak Creek Canyon20Sandstone (hard)S
Strategic Arms16Sandstone (soft)NE
The Southern Outcrops & Mud Springs Canyon30Sandstone (hard)?
White Rock Springs11Sandstone (hard)NE
Willow Springs49Sandstone (hard)NE