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Arrow, The 
Chunk O Blitz 
Current Reservation 
Dome Piece  
Fleet Street 
Fresh Supplies 
It's Only Tuesday 
Looking Lonely 
Mermaid off the Port Bow 
Mr. Todd 
Mrs. Lovett 
Only a Cardinal 
Pirelli's Purse 
Poor Albert 
Shadows, Everywhere 
Shaving the Pope 
Welcome to the Grave 

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As you hike between Boulder Natural and Lower Slabs, there are a few boulders along the side of the trail with a few nice routes, the favorite being Overlooked (V4).... There are a few moderates and a few super hard routes here as well.... A good place to go on a cold day to soak up the southern exposure.... It can get hot, hot, hot in the summer....

UPTATE: Lots of new routes have been cleaned behind Overlooked... Most of the new routes are moderates from v1-v3... To get to them go over or around overlooked and climb over a boulder with a hand to fist sized crack in it... When you get over that you will see a cave where Mrs. Lovett v2+ is (my favorite new route here)... To the left of that is an alcove that houses a few cool routes like Shaving The Pope V2... and to the right you will find Fleet Street V3 and its brother Shadows, Everywhere v3... More to come for sure...

Getting There 

Beside the marsh, as you hike between Boulder Natural and Lower Slab....

Climbing Season

Weather station 7.5 miles from here

21 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Trailside Boulders:
Welcome to the Grave   V1 5     Boulder   
The Arrow   V1+ 5     Boulder, 7'   
Mrs. Lovett   V2+ 5+     Boulder, 15'   
Fleet Street   V3 6A     Boulder, 20'   
Shadows, Everywhere   V3 6A     Boulder   
Overlooked   V4 6B     Boulder   
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nicole on overlooked her favorite problem ever, ev...

Overlooked V4 6B  NH : Pawtuckaway : Trailside Boulders
After bouldering all across the country this remains perhaps my very favorite problem. It is both technical and powerful and involves a greater variety of holds and movements than most boulders.An amazing boulder problem involving crazy beta and full body fitness. Start under the lowest roof in the back of the cave on two hueco pockets in the roof with fairly poor feet but they are there. A few choices here but most people end up in a bat-hang in the wide crack then switch to a heel-toe-cam and ...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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Overlooked: My favorite v4 at Pawtuckaway
Overlooked: My favorite v4 at Pawtuckaway
I've been out on a few days cleaning and climbing ...
BETA PHOTO: I've been out on a few days cleaning and climbing ...
Gang banging Overlooked (V4)
Gang banging Overlooked (V4)
The toehook "rest" on Overlooked.
The toehook "rest" on Overlooked.
Jakob on what i call the best problem in NH... Ove...
Jakob on what i call the best problem in NH... Ove...
Heel hooking on " the arrow V1+"
Heel hooking on " the arrow V1+"

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By Mike Thompson
From: Manchester NH
Mar 12, 2008
not so... i did a really cool V1 going up an arete. it is the boulder that you see when you go to trail side from boulder natural and its triangular... at least i had alot of fun on it... ill try to post it when i can
By lee hansche
From: goffstown, nh
Mar 13, 2008
i think he was taliking about the routes that were already posted mike...
By Mike Thompson
From: Manchester NH
Mar 13, 2008
oops my apologies
By Mike Thompson
From: Manchester NH
Mar 15, 2008
i think someone is getting trailside and hillside boulders confused... most of these routes are at hillside boulders and tin can ally
By matthewWallace
From: plymouth, nh
Oct 24, 2012
Any one have any info of the cliff behind this and to the left? looks like a few cool lines!
By nhclimber
From: Newmarket, NH
Oct 25, 2012
Matt, i believe it's lower cliff you saw. There is are 6-10 lines gear and mixed (room for more!). I've done a few routes on the right side and I imagine there are some listed here. The old p-way book has them listed out and maybe the stewart green (climb new england) has them. This is also the area of most dependable ice in the park.
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