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HotovenCold day. Great views  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 30, 2010

Hotoven

Very cold, but worth the hike up from the AT to see the great view.
Posted Jan 30, 2010 3:20 pm

YankeeriverWorth the Donation  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2007
Worth the $7 donation to the sanctuary, or even the long hike up the AT to the main rock pile.
Posted Sep 18, 2009 7:07 pm

sourstrawRiver of Rocks  Sucess!

sourstraw

Climbed this in the 1990s as a kid ... loved the river of rocks and the escarpment trail. Boulder hopping was one of my favorite past times!
Posted Sep 1, 2009 7:00 pm

Merlin736Fabulous birding  Sucess!

Merlin736

In the mid-90s, before getting into alpinism, watched the fall raptor migration here. Quite splendid!
Posted Mar 6, 2009 7:12 pm

anthonym98great fall day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 21, 2007

anthonym98

Great family hike. We went to the top, but came back the way we went up. We wanted to keep going but the trail was too steep going down to the skyline trail(we have a baby backpack). It was a wonderful afternoon. Educational too. Lots of bird info.
Posted Oct 21, 2007 5:15 pm

birdnyHawks galore  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 18, 2002

birdny

Spent abour 4 hours at the Hawk watch, 30 Turkey Vulture, 16 Osprey, 6 Bald Eagle, 7 Sharp-shinned Hawk, 1 Coopers Hawk, 712 Broadwinged Hawk, 1 Red-tailed Hawk and 2 Merlins, nice few hours!!
Posted Aug 6, 2007 11:50 am

slowpokeRoute Climbed: Many Date Climbed: December 30th, 2005  Sucess!

slowpoke

Started at Vistors Center - Lookout Trail to split off at Escarpment Trail - Split off right to River of Rocks Trail - Split off left to Golden Eagle to gain ridge - Followed Skyline to East Rocks and doubled back up the ridge to North Rocks and back down Lookout Trail - 1325' elev gained in a couple hours.
Posted Dec 30, 2005 7:38 pm

Mike NRoute Climbed: Normal Date Climbed: June 2000  Sucess!

Mike N

I haven't been up there in a while, but this was one of the best hikes close to Philadelphia. You could sit on the rocks overlooking the North side with great views. Hawks will frequently fly near you.
Posted Nov 17, 2005 10:06 pm

mtwashingtonmonroeRoute Climbed: Golden Eagle Trail/River of Rocks Trail/Lookout Trail Date Climbed: March 18, 2005  Sucess!

mtwashingtonmonroe

Beautiful day that was spring like. I had the whole mountain to myself and the views were the best in PA I've seen. I saw tons of raptors all over the place! Wonderful place and hope to go back a lot!

Posted Mar 18, 2005 4:55 pm

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