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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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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',1],['3 Stars',8],['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',3],['V2-3',1],['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:
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
The Gomez Traverse   V7 7A+     Boulder, 55'   Gomez 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: Rena moving through the traverse... tamarahastie.c...

The Gomez Traverse V7 7A+  Arizona : Northern Arizona : ... : Gomez Roof
A great power endurance traverse, following a continuous line of holds along a weakness in a wide roof. Start at the far right side of the line of huecos under the overhang. Steep pockets and slopers lead to a crux crossing the steepest portion of the roof with sloping huecos and undercut feet, finishing at a right-facing jug. Match this hold and head left to a vertical topout. Check the holds for spiders before attempting....[more]   Browse More Classics in Arizona

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