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Lower Bowl Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 1,567'
Location: 43.91422, -71.58532 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Jay Knower, M Sprague, lee hansche, Jeffrey.LeCours, Robert Hall, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Jay Knower on Dec 3, 2013
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Working across the schist roof on We Who Wander. T...


The Lower Bowl area is the primary bouldering spot at Welch and Dickie. Two huge boulders present the focus of the place and hold the greatest number of problems. The larger of the two boulders might be as big as the famed Madison Boulder, though it's not nearly as tall. Other, satellite boulders surround the two giant boulders.

This area holds the greatest number of problems in the Welch and Dickie area, and may hold the best potential for harder problems in all of Waterville.

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For the WM: Waterville Valley area.

Weather station 4.2 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Lower Bowl

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Lower Bowl:
The Shutdown   V5 6C     Boulder   Shutdown Boulder
We Who Wander    V7 7A+     Boulder   The Wander Boulder
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Featured Route For Lower Bowl
Rock Climbing Photo: Tim Armstrong about the launch into the crux of We...

We Who Wander V7 7A+  New Hampshire : WM: 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 New Hampshire

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