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Howard Draw

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Bad Ass Roof 
Brain Boulder A.K.A. The Warm Up Area, The 
Gomez Traverse 
Island, The 
Kick Boxer Roof 
She Lives Roof 
Whale Shark Boulder 

Howard Draw Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,000'
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Administrators: Greg Opland, JJ Schlick, Hendrixson, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: JJ Schlick on Apr 9, 2011
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Ted R. on Soccer Mom, Howard Draw, Gomez roof.

Description 

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.

Getting There 

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]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',5],['V4-5',5],['V6-7',3],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Howard Draw

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Howard Draw:
Big Block   V1 5     Boulder   Bad Ass Roof
V2   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   The Island
Bad Ass   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   Bad Ass Roof
She Lives   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   She Lives Roof
Stinky Ass   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   Bad Ass Roof
Wifebeater   V7-8 7B     Boulder, 12'   The Island
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Featured Route For Howard Draw
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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