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The Bat Roof  

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The Bat Roof (or Bat Cave) is a highly featured roof with about half a dozen problems in the V1-V3 range and a few more difficult lines to the right. Dreamy jugs and pinches abound and make this an ideal spot to warm up and/or get acquainted with the Draw's style of climbing, as well as a popular hangout for moderate boulderers.

Getting There 

Follow the main trail along the right side of the draw past the turnoff for The Island/Howard's Draw. Continue walking a couple hundred yards. Roof is to the right and slightly up the side of the draw, somewhat hidden by trees as you approach but fairly prominent once you are next to it. Past Egyptian/Floor Pie Roof and before Anorexic. Approach time approximately 10 minutes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

5 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Bat Roof:
The Fin   V1-2 5     Boulder, 12'   
The Bat Cave   V3+ 6A+     Boulder, 12'   
Bat Roof Direct   V4 6B     Boulder   
Dynamic Duo   V7 7A+     Boulder, 10'   
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The Bat Cave V3+ 6A+  AZ : Northern Arizona : ... : The Bat Roof
Crux is the roof of this climb. Start on a horn with good low feet, climb pockets and toe-cams to jug way out left for an easy topout.Ultra-Classic at the grade....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

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By Sendaholic
Jul 17, 2011
By Tradoholic
May 9, 2012
I did a stright up roof crack in this cave right of Bat Cave, hand jams to a juggy top out. Also started on horn and went stright out the roof, names?
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