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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

69 Total Routes

['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',24],['2 Stars',26],['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   V5-6 6C+     Boulder   Lower Bowl : Shutdown Boulder
We Who Wander    V7 7A+     Boulder   Lower Bowl : The Wander Boulder
Highway Star   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   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
Lurking in the Bushes   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 70'   Dickey Ledge : The Dark Side
Slab Therapy   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 40'   Dickey Ledge : The Beach
Resident Evil   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 90'   Dickey Ledge : The Dark Side
Subversive Behavior   5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   Dickey Ledge : The Ocean
South America Flake    5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Dickey Ledge : South America Wall
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
Boat Ramp   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 45'   Dickey Ledge : The Ocean
The Good Book   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Dickey Ledge : South America Wall
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
Tim Armstrong about the launch into the crux of We Who Wander

We Who Wander V7 7A+  NH : Waterville Valley : ... : The Wander Boulder
We Who Wander is one of the classic problems in Waterville. It follows a right to left rising traverse past an interesting schist roof.Start standing in the pit with your right hand on a crimp and your left hand on an undercling. Climb up the face, passing a Cathedral-style face crux. Once you gain the roof, traverse left on underclings until you can achieve a tenuous rest. Work out the roof, heading left, past some slopers. Negotiate a tenuous and difficult topout onto the slab. Climb easier, b...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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