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Bad Ass Roof Rock Climbing 

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Bulletproof limestone with incredible features and great pockets houses two classic roof problems, Bad Ass, one of the best moderate roofs at the Draw, and the much more difficult Stinky Ass. There are also a couple linkups and variations. This roof can attract a crowd on weekends.

Getting There 

Follow the main trail into Priest Draw until a number of trails split off to the left toward Howard's Draw and the Island. Follow the trail out Howard's Draw for a few minutes until you can see the obvious chalked-up Bad Ass Roof to the right, slightly up on the side of a hill. Approach time a bit over 10 minutes. Alternately, from Anorexic/Monster Roof walk across the draw and directly over the hill to descend almost on top of Bad Ass Roof - five minutes from Anorexic.

Climbing Season

For the Priest Draw area.

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bad Ass Roof

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bad Ass Roof:
Big Block   V1 5     Boulder   
Bad Ass   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   
Stinky Ass   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   
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Featured Route For Bad Ass Roof
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt making the long move on Stinky Ass

Stinky Ass V7 7A+  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : Bad Ass Roof
From a wide slot in the back of the roof, do a looong reach to a right-facing hold and match. Control the swing and continue past good two-finger pockets to top out just right of Bad Ass. Some may find this problem easier barefoot....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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