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Juniper Wall

5.7+, Trad, 100 ft,  Avg: 2.3 from 15 votes
FA: Fritz Wiessner, Betty Woolsey, William House, 1934
Connecticut > Central Valley > Ragged Mountain > Main Cliff

Description

Starting a bit left of Vector, climb a blankish wall to a ramp leading up to a small juniper. This initial section is easy but somewhat hard to protect. Past the tree follow cracks (crux) to the top. The crux is well protected.

Location

This route is just left of Vector and is easily recognized by the juniper.

Protection

Standard traprock rack.

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At the crux
[Hide Photo] At the crux
A splendid day at Ragged
[Hide Photo] A splendid day at Ragged
Keith Hoek just below the juniper.
[Hide Photo] Keith Hoek just below the juniper.

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[Hide Comment] Found this route to be the normal hard and awkward Ragged 5.7. I was a little nervous at crux but managed without too much trouble. Probably not the best for fledgling 5.7 leaders but a decent route not doubt. Jul 12, 2009
Kurtz
Fort Collins, CO
 
[Hide Comment] Warning! Just before the juniper tree, there's a big, loose block. It's not really obvious but resist the temptation to place pro behind it. See . May 31, 2015