Howard Draw Rock Climbing
Ted R. on Soccer Mom, Howard Draw, Gomez roof.
Howard Draw shoots off in a southwest fashion opposite the Killer Wall, and it's entrance is guarded by the Island. Howard Draw is home to such classics as Bad Ass, Wife Beater, and the Gomez Traverse. Nearly a mirror image of Priest Draw.
Look for trails leading in that direction off the main trail.
Climbing Season For the Priest Draw area.
Weather station 5.5 miles from here
15 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Howard Draw
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Howard Draw:
Featured Route For Howard Draw
The Gomez Traverse V7 7A+ AZ
: Northern Arizona
: ... : Gomez Traverse
Classic power endurance traverse, following a continuous line of holds along a 45-foot-wide roof. Start on a jug at the far right side of the line of huecos under the roof. Roughly 30 feet of steep pockets and slopers gets you nice and pumped for the crux, crossing the steepest portion of the roof via a powerful sequence on sloping huecos and undercut feet. Finish this section with a long stretch to a right-facing jug. Match this hold and pull through easier moves to a V2-ish topout (certainly n...[more] Browse More Classics in AZ