Tag Archives: Gunks Guides

Favorite Things

This last week, I guided YMC route twice, and climbed it three times over 4 days.  It’s so good. Central Connecticut’s Ragged Mountain’s YMC Route is rated 5.9.  It is about 90 feet tall. Here are three photos of Laurie … Continue reading

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November Stoke

In an effort to keep the Stoke high, I wanted to post a few photos from this past week.  We’re still rock climbing, and the east and south facing aspects (like the Gunks and Ragged) are still in prime condition. … Continue reading

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Rocktober in the Gunks

Ragged Mountain Guides is lucky enough to hold one of the 4 coveted permits at the Gunks.  So when we get requests for the gunks, we’re there!  It’s a world class destination, with lots of fabulous climbs of all difficulties. … Continue reading

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Autumn on the Connecticut Traprock

It is the perfect time to get out climbing with Ragged Mountain Guides.  The air is dry, and temperatures are crisp, and the fall colors are beginning to show their glory.  Here are a few photos from a small group … Continue reading

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Route Profile: Son of Easy O, 5.8, 35m, Gunks, NY

Son of Easy O is likely the best 5.8 in the Gunks.  Both pitches (sometimes linked as one super pitch) offer fantastic and reasonable climbing at the grade.  The exposure is just right, and you have to walk about 45 … Continue reading

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