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The First Boulders consist of the boulders at the very bottom of the boulderfield. These will be the first boulders you come to as you're hiking up the stream. Though not necessarily a destination, this is a great place to warm up before heading higher on the hill. Also, if your time is short, it's a good place to get a quick workout without committing to a longer hike.
Walk up the stream. About three quarters of the way up to the Yellowjacket Boulder, you'll see the Stream Boulder on your left, with its classic First Impressions problem. Up behind the Stream Boulder, you'll see the Log Boulder.
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First Impressions V5 6C NH : Waterville Valley : ... : Stream Boulder
First Impressions climbs the tall-ish arete near the stream. Start sitting with your left hand in a sharp pocket and your right hand around the corner. Work your way up the arete to a classic topout. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NH
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