Tag Archives: Ragged Mountain 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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Gym to Cliff Series

Months ago Brenna reached out to me about doing a Gym to Cliff day with the idea that she and Jared would continue on to a Top Rope Anchors class. They had been climbing and leading at Central Rock Gym. … Continue reading

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School’s Out For Summer

AMGA SPI Programs, Gunks Rock Climbing, Ragged Ascents, Grand Teton I haven’t been writing much, but here’s a bit to whet your appetite.  Over the past few weeks, I’ve been finishing up my 12th week of physical therapy for a … Continue reading

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Climbing with Children

I have yet to meet a kiddo who wasn’t an adventurer.  They seem to be always psyched to try new things.  Case in point: Mallory, 6 years old, from New Jersey. I’ve climbed with Mallory’s dad, Jon and older sister, … Continue reading

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#seekqualifiedinstruction- Gym to Crag

Each spring I put on a series of training clinics call Gym to Crag for ‘gym climbers’ who are aspiring to make the move outside.  While these climbers may have mastered the skills inside, outdoor climbing turns out to be … Continue reading

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