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Welch and Dickie Area  

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The Welch and Dickie Area comprises all the climbing accessed off the Welch and Dickie Trail. This area has a lot of diversity. From sweeping, exposed slabs, to hard boulder problems, there's something for everyone at Welch and Dickie.

Getting There 

All climbs are accessed off the Welch and Dickie loop, one of the most popular hiking trails in the White Mountains.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.5 miles from here

69 Total Routes

['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',23],['2 Stars',27],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Welch and Dickie Area:
Pousse Toi   V3 6A R     Boulder   Lower Bowl : The Wander Boulder
The Shutdown   V5 6C     Boulder   Lower Bowl : Shutdown Boulder
We Who Wander    V7 7A+     Boulder   Lower Bowl : The Wander Boulder
Brad and Tom's Climb   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 300'   Dickey Ledge : Central Tongue
Dead Toe   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport   Dickey Ledge : The Beach
Skiers Left   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 35'   Dickey Ledge : The Backcountry
Goosebumps   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Dickey Ledge : The Beach
Highway Star   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Dickey Ledge : The Beach
Slab Therapy   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 40'   Dickey Ledge : The Beach
Lurking in the Bushes   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 70'   Dickey Ledge : The Dark Side
Resident Evil   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 90'   Dickey Ledge : The Dark Side
South America Flake    5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Dickey Ledge : South America Wall
Subversive Behavior   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   Dickey Ledge : The Ocean
Learn to Swim   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 2 pitches, 170'   Dickey Ledge : The Ocean
Sex on the Beach   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Dickey Ledge : The Ocean
The Good Book   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Dickey Ledge : South America Wall
Boat Ramp   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Dickey Ledge : The Ocean
Spinning Wheels   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport   Dickey Ledge : The Beach
Fern Crack   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Dickey Ledge : South America Wall
Brain Cramp   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Trad, Sport, 100'   Dickey Ledge : The Ocean
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Featured Route For Welch and Dickie Area
Dickey Ledge

Learn to Swim 5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c  NH : Waterville Valley : ... : The Ocean
Just great fun and fine rock! P1. 80, 5.11- Start up a short right facing corner to a stance just below the first bolt. A tricky step off the stance gains an undercling to layback crack up to another stance. From this stance follow bolts past a small overlap up a low angle but extremely thin face/slab ending in a big solution pocket at chains.I found a small mono pocket on the upper face, memorable! P2. 90, 5.10+ From the anchor climb up an easy low angle slab past more solution pockets to the b...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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