Priest Draw Area Bouldering
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The area known simply as Priest Draw, is actually several distinct draws and areas:
Priest Draw is the better known with timeless classics such as Anorexic, Floor Pie, Carnivore, The Receptionist and many, many more.
Kerry sending The Receptionist
Howard Draw is a gentle version of it's more popular neighbor. While this area doesn't boast double digit grades, it does offer up a little more solitude, and classics such as Bad Ass Roof, and The Gomez Traverse.
Super Roof Area is part of Priest Draw, though the shortest access is through Mountainaire. Super Roof itself is a timeless moderate roof filled with awesome holds.
Robert Drysdale spotting Dave Gershwin on the FA of Down With The Bass in 1991/1992.
These areas were first discovered and developed by the late Robert Drysdale, Ron Dawson, Dave Gershwin, and friends back in the very early 90's. It was a pretty good day when they first decided to set brush to stone out there. Since their time, dozens and dozens of test pieces have arisen.
Follow 132 for several miles passing homes and windy road. Just after the last gathering of houses, where the road makes a distinct left jog, continue straight ahead on bumpy road to the parking and camping areas. The main trail is obvious.
Classic Climbing Routes at Priest Draw Area
Days w Precip