1. Red Rock has extremely ideal opportunities for teaching and learning how to build anchors - from sport climbing to trad.
|Bryan Winther setting up an anchor after leading his first sport climb on a 5.7 route on the Upper Hamlet Wall|
|Mother and 8-year-old son working together as belayer and climber at the family friendly Lower Hamlet Crag|
|Dillon Chen climbing a 5.8 heavily featured corner on Epinephrine, with roughly 1000' of air below him|
|Jennifer and John are all smiles on the second pitch of Frogland, 5.8 - an area classic|
|Nancy and Kim, college buddies of 20+ years, at the top of the first pitch on the 6 pitch classic - Cat in The Hat, 5.7|
6. Red Rock has seemingly limitless rock, and opportunity for first-ascents abounds!
|Looking at pitch 3 and 4 of Frigid Air Buttress on the right, with endless beautiful rock and cracks on the left|
|Doug Foust leading a crux 5.9+ finger crack through heavily varnished rock.|
|Christie Galitsky climbs through the third pitch of Armatron, on what seems like handmade bricks of perfectly patinaed sandstone|
|Patrick Harris enjoying his first attempt at crack climbing, before transitioning onto the featured face of pitch three on Ginger Cracks, 5.9|
|Doug Foust, the author, and Walter Larkins enjoying a summit shot on top of Frigid Air Buttress|