Less than an hour’s drive from downtown Las Vegas, splendid multi-hued sandstone crags, beautiful canyons, and lofty summits provide an ideal environment for your climbing experience. We are pleased to offer a full range of guiding services in the Red Rock, from easy and enjoyable single-pitch climbs to the most challenging multi-day big wall ascents, and everything in between.
This is a full-day of climbing, whether a series of short routes or a moderately long, 4-6pitch climbs that can be completed in eight hours or less. Routes are chosen based on your ability and goals. Prior climbing experience or prerequisite classes is required.
Start early, climb high and end late! Routes climbed will be of a more challenging nature, typically 7-10 pitches in length. Your guide will evaluate your experience and suggest routes appropriate to meet your goals. Prior climbing experience or prerequisite classes is required.
Grade IV+ and Grade V climbs. Routes like Epinephrine, Mt. Wilson, and the Rainbow Wall. Experienced climbers only.
Family vacations – you know how difficult it is to please everyone, but The Mountain Guides has a solution. Spend the day, weekend or week soaking up the sunshine in the beautiful Red Rock Canyon on a rock climbing family adventure.
Our guides will coordinate the ideal rock climbing experience based on your family’s ability level and prior training. Previous family clients have found rock climbing to be a great way to improve communication and create trust between members.
Children as young as five have had great experiences in our basic climbing classes. Parents/guardians should accompany children up to the age of ten.
In today’s competitive marketplace, a strong management/employee team is key to success. A day of rock climbing is a fun and creative way to help jumpstart your team’s performance. By building self-confidence, developing creative problem solving skills and cultivating trust between your team members, The Mountain Guides can tailor your Corporate Climbing session is to meet your organization’s specific needs. During your next sales meeting or trade conference in Las Vegas, call TMG to schedule your company’s session.
Previous rock climbing experience is not necessary. In fact, our clients discover employees with no climbing experience become so motivated they feel they can take on the world!
An inspiring day set in the beautiful sandstone canyons of Red Rocks, your team will learn skills to succeed in every aspect of life. Challenged by climbing a variety of routes, participants will exercise problem-solving skills, understand the importance of strong communication skills, calculate risk and make decisions with confidence and learn to trust their belayer while being encouraged by their peers. Please call for prices and details.
Rock climbing is a great challenge and confidence builder for individuals and groups. Perfect for scout programs, youth groups, women’s clubs and senior groups, climbing is great cross training for other sports such as gymnastics and soccer. The Mountain Guides (TMG) coordinates programs that are full of fun and adventure, teaching valuable communication, trust and decision-making skills while offering a great workout for people of all ages and ability levels.
We can model your program after one our Classes or Camps, with special consideration for your group’s needs. With nearly forty years of experience in rock climbing instruction and guiding, TMG has the expertise to design the ideal single or multi-day program for your group. Call us anytime for details and pricing information for private groups/clubs.
This is a great option for those that haven’t done a multi pitch climb and are eager to learn or for those that would like to sample our world class sport climbing and multi pitch climbing in the same day!
Come enjoy a full day in the beautiful weather of the Mojave desert. You will get to sample some of the hyper classic single pitch routes the Red Rock has to offer. All of our trips also involve plenty of instruction on safety systems, movement, and technical skills. This trip is a perfect fit for those that have limited outdoor climbing experience or those looking to push the grade.
Single Pitch: Price:$390 private; $240pp for 2 people; $185 pp for 3 people; $160pp for 4 people and $140pp for a party of 5+.
Level 1: Price: $410 private; $300pp/group. Two person maximum per guide
Level 2: Price $475 private; $350pp/group. Two person maximum per guide.
Level 3 +: Price: Please contact us or inquire for pricing information.
Family Climbs, Corporate climbs and special groups: Please contact us or inquire for pricing information.
If your group is larger than two people and would like to climb together, please call our office to request a price quote.
Private trips cannot be booked directly online based on scheduling, please click here to inquire about specific dates for a private trip.
Please read through our policies by visiting this page.
While the Red Rock Conservation area is effectively located in a desert, depending on the season, we see big variations in temperature. With this in mind it is important to be prepared for a variety of conditions, keeping in mind that in some cases we will be up to 2 hrs from the roadhead.
The Mountain Guides can provide any personal climbing gear (helmet, harness, climbing shoes, belay devices, PAS, etc.) at no additional cost, though if you have your own, you are encouraged to bring it (especially climbing shoes). We will supply all ropes & protection (cams, quickdraws, slings, etc.).
Please contact our office for any gear questions.
- Synthetic T-shirt – Guide Pick: Men’s Wicked Tech™ Recycled Short Sleeve T-Shirt
- Sun Hoody – Guide Pick:Men’s AirMesh™ Hoody
- Fleece or lightweight down sweater – Guide Pick: Men’s Stretchdown™ Light Pullover
- Lightweight Wind Shell – Guide Pick: Men’s Kor Preshell™ Hoody
- One extra higher weight upper layer or another jacket if November- mid March
- Synthetic Climbing Pant – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Super Chockstone Pant
- Long John’s optional December & January
- Sticky Rubber Approach Shoes (highly recommended as most approaches involve a lot of slick rock), running shoes or hiking shoes: Guide Pick: Scarpa Gecko
- Technical Rock Climbing Shoes (available for rent)
- Socks: 1 pair
- 15-30 Liter – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Summitrocket 30
- Sun Hat – Baseball or full brimmed
- Water – Water bottles or hydration bladder
- (May-Sept) Minimum 3 Liters
- (Nov-April) Minimum 2 Liters
- Food: Energy Bars, fruit, sandwiches, trail mix. Bring Enough!
- Sunscreen/ Lip balm
- Headlamp (for long routes)
- Warm Weather – (May-Sept) The sun is intense and hydration is vital!. Hydrate the night before your climb/ hike. Consider freezing your water bottles or putting ice in them. Light colored and loose fitting clothes will help keep you cool.
- Cold Weather – (Nov-April) Bring gloves and a warm hat that will fit under your helmet. Bring extra layers like long underwear and a heavier winter jacket to keep warm when the sun ducks behind clouds of dips below the canyon walls.
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We meet our guests at the West end of Las Vegas. 11720 West Charleston blvd. The Las Vegas Airport is the closest and cheapest airport we recommend to clients. If you have any questions or would like more information, please call our Las Vegas office at 702-659-9255 or email Redrock@themountainguides.comVIEW PDF
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Here you’ll find online tools and information about joining us for a trip of a lifetime! To sign up for a trip, or if you have any questions, please call us. Listed on the left side of these pages are links that you may find useful, including printable forms and policies concerning a trip with TMG. We encourage ALL prospective climbers to read our Preparation advice. Our office can help place you with others who are looking to climb.