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Camp & Climb Red Rocks

red rocks

Event Overview

When: Friday, 11/01/19 to Sunday 11/03/19
Depart from Clarke Field House parking lot at 7:00am. Return around 4:00pm.

  • Registration open: 08/01/19   ONLINE ONLY
  • Registration close: 10/26/19
  • Mandatory pre-travel meeting:  Week of 10/21 - specific date TBD

Register Online

Have your Health Insurance information readily available at time of sign up. 
All sales are final. 

Cost with Campus Rec


Includes: Transportation, campsites, climbing shoes, harness & helmet, climbing guides, tents, sleeping bag and pad, and most meals. 

Cost without Campus Rec

$120 (gas) + $20 (food) + $60 (campsite) + $315 (1:1 climbing guide) + $15 (climbing gear rental) + &275 (REI basic gear - tent, sleeping bag, and sleeping pad) = $805/person 



Come join us for an amazing adventure to explore the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Whether you're a seasoned climber or just starting out, this will prove to be a great opportunity! We will be spending the weekend hiking and top-rope rock climbing at Red Rock Canyon, which is located just a few miles west of Las Vegas. Red Rocks encompasses 195,819 acres within the Mojave Desert and is an area of worldwide geologic interest and beauty because of their uniquely colored rock faces. Professional climbing guides will be teaching us all the climbing basics needed to get us on the red rocks. This is sure to be a great time to get outside and meet new people. You will not want to miss out! Students will learn and apply the basics of outdoor leadership, stewardship, and environmental responsibilities through Leave No Trace principles.

No climbing experience is required.

Student trip member expectations:
Our hope is that each trip member will commit to making a positive contribution to our group. We will travel as one group and share the work as one collective team. Although we strive to cater to the needs of each participant, at times, the trip leaders will need to make decisions based on the needs of the group—not the special needs of one individual. This is a team experience, and everyone will be expected to help with all camping tasks such as setting up and tearing down camp, cooking meals, organizing gear. The CSUSM Outdoor Adventures program is all about promoting a healthy social environment where everyone feels comfortable and is included in the process of becoming a close-knit group. If you are the independent type who would prefer a solitary experience our trip may not be the best match for you.

If you have any questions about this Outdoor Adventure, please email the OA team.