Have you been planning to get outdoors all summer, but you've been too busy? For residents of Montage apartment community, it's only a 15-minute drive to the most popular rock climbing area in the state. The Ragged Mountain Memorial Preserve is known for its vertical cliff faces and stunning views. Hiking, mountain biking, and snowshoeing are other options for year-round fun at the preserve.
Climbers of all levels can find great routes at Ragged Mountain. Many of the best routes in Connecticut are here, including Carey Corner, Main Cliff, and Broadway. If you've never tried rock climbing before, take a lesson with Ragged Mountain Guides. They operate daily at the preserve and can provide all the equipment you need.
If climbing isn't for you, there are great opportunities for hikers at Ragged Mountain. Take the 5.5-mile main loop on a Saturday afternoon or try one of the shorter trails after work on a long summer day. Stunning views and a hidden waterfall will reward you along the moderate hike. If you're new to hiking, enjoy the flat areas through the trees. More advanced hikers will like the challenging terrain near the cliffs.
Montage Apartments in Rocky Hill are in a great location to access all the amenities of Hartford. For those who also want to take advantage of all the great outdoor opportunities in Connecticut, the Ragged Mountain Memorial Preserve is just a few miles away. Enjoy the summer sunshine and get a great workout at this scenic preserve. Contact us to learn more about life in Montage Apartment community.