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Bad Ass Roof

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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: Bad Ass V5, Howard's Draw, Priest Draw.

Bad Ass V5 6C  Arizona : Northern Arizona : ... : Bad Ass Roof
Start at the back wall and climb out the low roof on deep pockets, cool pinches, heel toes and bicycles to a round sloper at the lip. One of the best at the grade in Arizona....[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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By Dominic Weinstock
Oct 5, 2016
I believe there is some poison sumac in the "sitting area" at Bad Ass Roof. Try not to sit in it....its unpleasant.