Red Rock Canyon

Red Rock Canyon enormous scarlet silence overwhelms the senses like nothing made by man. From the Calico Overlook, accessible by automobile along a 13 -mile scenic loop, sightseers lose their sense of scale.The 100-million-year-old sandstone escarpment, known to geologists as the Keystone Thrust, is so large that appears almost close enough to touch.Then , the eye picks up something tiny crawling on the rock-cliff climbers. The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, as it is formally called, has an international reputation among rock climbers.

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