This area is named after a fallen tree that is suspended above the boulders.
Directly uphill from the Corridor Boulders, the Widowmaker Area consists of a jumbling of smaller boulders before you get to the big House Boulder uphill.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Widowmaker Area:
Paint Chips V2-3 Boulder
The Handyman V3 Boulder
Double Heelix V4 Boulder
Sunset Crack V4 Boulder
Widowmaker V4 Boulder
Widow Left V5 Boulder
Bitter Smile Stand V5 Boulder
Featured Route For The Widowmaker Area
Double Heelix V4 NH : Waterville Valley : ... : The Widowmaker Area
Some people donít like lip traverse boulder problems. Those people have not climbed Double Heelix. Start on the far right on the obvious spike. Throw a heel up, and start traversing left, past a slopey section, an awkward section, and to the left corner. Top out. Now thatís what a lip traverse is supposed to be. ...[more] Browse More Classics in NH