Author Archives: Matt

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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Dead Horses aren’t Dead Enough

To some extent, I started something.  Steph Davis posted an article regarding her favorite rope joining ‘knots’.  Steph does make some compelling reasoning behind her strategies.  Mammut North America picked up the blog post and shared it.  I commented on … Continue reading

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Have a Plan B

Over the years as a recreational climber, and while working as a guide, I’ve often thought about how and when we take people into the mountains.  I used to work for a large guide service and frequently, we would do … Continue reading

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Winter has Arrived in New Hampshire!

During the past 7 days, I’ve climbed a bunch or routes with friends and guess in the Mount Washington Area. First, I climbed the Black Dike with Max Lurie of IMG/IMCS.  Max and I met at 7am, packed twin ropes, … Continue reading

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