Author Archives: Matt

Pinnacle Gully III WI3-3+, 700′, Mt Washington, NH

Pinnacle Gully is a favorite classic climb.  Generations of climbers have tested their skill and resilience while climbing this modern day moderate.  I can’t recall how many times I’ve climbed Pinnacle, but I do know that it has become a … Continue reading

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Gear Talk: Presidential Range Traverse

A common question I receive for Range Traverses is will Rainier quality gear work? Answer: Yes, but……Rainier generally gets climbed from about mid May to early September.  That’s summertime. The Presidential Range Traverse is generally completed in winter as an … Continue reading

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Nothin’ gonna bring us down

Lemmy said “Nothin’ gonna bring us down” New Hampshire sub alpine, Jackson Hole ski touring and avalanche training, back to a warming New Hampshire, 2 Range Traverse trips, more ice climbing.  Spring is around the corner, it’ll be rock season … Continue reading

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We Are the Road Crew

Another busy time here at Ragged Mountain Guides……..ice climbing is getting pretty darn sweet & the snow is falling.  Mid winter has officially arrived! So far so good!  We’ve got climbs on the calendar with some of our favorite guests, … Continue reading

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Busy Busy Busy!!!

Somedays all I want to say is WELCOME TO THE BIG ICE. Then it got too warm so we went rock climbing up chimneys. It’s all good.  

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