Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Joe Herbst
Page Views: 3,880 total · 22/month
Shared By: John Hegyes on Jun 14, 2004
Admins: Larry DeAngelo, Justin Johnsen

You & This Route

138 Opinions

Your To-Do List:

Add To-Do · View List

Your Star Rating:

     Clear Rating

Your Difficulty Rating:

-none- Change

Your Ticks:

Add New Tick
Access Issue: Red Rock RAIN AND WET ROCK: The sandstone is fragile and is very easily damaged when wet. Details


Black Track is the obvious right leaning crack that goes up the middle of Hidden Falls Wall. The climb is well protected but is a bit off-width in places and can be a little clumsy. Otherwise, the climb is an excellent workout on hand and fist crack. When done, rappel the route with one rope. A short second pitch with two bolts on the face (5.11c) has also been done.


A few medium to large nuts plus a full rack of cams up to 4 inches


Ian Wolfe
Fayetteville, NC
Ian Wolfe   Fayetteville, NC
An awesome crack climb for Red Rock! There are a few awkward spots, but overall the route felt pretty mellow because it is well protected. A great warm-up climb for Left Out! Apr 7, 2006
L. Hamilton
L. Hamilton  
Bring your old hexes -- they work as well or better than those newfangled cams on this route. Mar 22, 2009
las vegas
billdlee   las vegas
great crack to practice jamming. Well protected. Apr 20, 2009
New ASCA anchor on this one Sep 13, 2011
Peter Lewis
Bridgton, ME
Peter Lewis   Bridgton, ME
This is a good short crack. Steep, with good jams. Not your basic RR jug haul next to a crack--you actually have to jam it. Apr 27, 2012
Jared Wicks
Las Vegas
Jared Wicks   Las Vegas
Stellar route! This climb has a little bit of everything with easy gear placements. The crack is superb. Anchors at the top are bomber and look like they have brand new rap rings on them. Jul 17, 2013
If you do the .11c extension, be aware that there is no anchor, at least not that I could find. There is an old 1/4" stud with no hanger but that's it. I reversed the mantle and jumped off, then down-aided the two closely-spaced draws. Dec 1, 2014
Daniel Bookless
Portland, OR
Daniel Bookless   Portland, OR
One of my most rewarding leads at red rock! Also it's certainly more than 60 feet. I used most of a 70m to get back to the ground. Mar 27, 2016
Flint Moon
Thousand Oaks, CA
Flint Moon   Thousand Oaks, CA
Cool climb, little funky at times. But well protected. Apr 5, 2017
William Thiry
Las Vegas
William Thiry   Las Vegas
An area classic. Somewhat stout for a 5.9. This route combined with Ragged Edges makes for a terrific day of trad climbing. Jul 17, 2018