High Point (New Jersey) Climber's Log

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triviasteve - Nov 15, 2013 10:55 am Date Climbed: Apr 26, 2013

A great weekend  Sucess!

The start of a great weekend… summited New Jersey on a cool spring day… then off to Franklin NJ for the Super Dig at the Sterling Hill Mine (very cool fluorescent minerals). A nice little jog to the top and some great views from the obelisk at the top.

Vic Hanson

Vic Hanson - Nov 5, 2013 1:29 pm Date Climbed: Sep 23, 2013

1st E. Coast HP  Sucess!

Started at Deckertown Turnpike (hwy 650) and hiked the AT to the turn off the the HP, took that to the monument and back, and then took the other loop (red?) from the visiter's center back to the start, 15.1 miles total.


Woodswalker - Sep 29, 2013 2:53 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2011

High Point, New Jersey  Sucess!

Rainy day. Nice state park.

terlanmat68 - Jun 18, 2013 6:32 pm Date Climbed: Jun 8, 2013

#6  Sucess!

We visited first thing on the morning after Tropical Storm Andrea had passed through the night before. We had the park to ourselves except for the birds and little furry creatures that were stirred on such a beautiful, fresh morning. This is a special place and we are so happy to have visited it. Our best HP experience yet.


THalky - Jun 8, 2013 6:31 pm Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2013

#19  Sucess!

Took a couple mile hike up the south part of the AT. Not a bad little hike.

Jimmy Rivers

Jimmy Rivers - Jun 7, 2013 4:23 pm Date Climbed: Jun 2, 2013

App Trail again!  Sucess!

We decided to hike the 1.5 mile section on the A.T. from the small parking area south of the park office. Also, this way we could save the $20 from driving into the park. It was our seventh state we've had to use a portion of the Appalachian Trail for highpointing purposes. Also, how insanely gaudy was the actual monument at Jersey's HP! Whoa, it looked like the Washington Monument. It was neat being able to see it miles in the distance though...............for us, STATE HP #19!


Tonka - May 21, 2013 11:30 am Date Climbed: May 19, 2013

It tore me up...  Sucess!

..so bad I had to to have a pack of fruit chews when we were done.


atavist - Feb 18, 2013 4:31 pm Date Climbed: Jan 18, 2013

NJ  Sucess!

Eleventh HP on a 3 week road trip thru 17 states. Side trip during a 350 mile AT section hike. Fresh snow falling in the morning. Very cold, the summit road was iced over. HP#42


xbaghat - Jan 20, 2013 12:57 am Date Climbed: Jan 1, 2003

six  Sucess!



Fletch - Dec 28, 2012 4:14 pm Date Climbed: Mar 3, 2012

fun and   Sucess!



marilou - Nov 29, 2012 10:44 pm Date Climbed: Sep 11, 2010

Just A Drive Up  Sucess!

My home state - just a drive up. Sunny with nice views. HP #2.


climbmn - Jul 14, 2012 1:32 pm Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2012

Warm Day  Sucess!

Warm and sunny day. Nice to get out of the car after a long drive.


islandborn11 - Jul 8, 2012 1:40 pm Date Climbed: Jul 3, 2012

Better than expected  Sucess!

I wasn't sure what to expect but got a decent workout between the hike up and the obelisk stairs in pretty good heat. Inadvertently scaled a rock face leading to the summit when I lost the trail. Well done, NJ.


huskertriguy - Jun 19, 2012 2:48 am Date Climbed: Jun 17, 2012

SHP #21  Sucess!

I almost -- ALMOST -- considered taking the easy way out by driving to the summit, due to a mangled foot from Mt. Marcy the day prior. Then I found out it was $20/car. SCREW. THAT.

Still took the easy way out; parked across the road and ninja'd past the booth, walking the paved road to the summit.

I feel guilty, and yet I do not; it would not have been a challenging ascent anyway, thus I am signing the log.


Judd97 - Jan 5, 2012 5:28 pm Date Climbed: Jan 5, 2012

HP #16  Sucess!

Nice hike up from Mountain Road on the AT. Windy at the top, but no snow anywhere.


VtownStrider - Dec 28, 2011 11:50 am Date Climbed: Dec 28, 2011

Holiday Hike  Sucess!

Drove the necessary 3 hours from my Voluntown Ct. to bag what was my third highpoint for 2011. Took the AT trailhead across Route 23 all the way to the summit. I was on the summit just around sunrise so it was a very nice view!!


Bluebell08 - Oct 17, 2011 12:22 am Date Climbed: May 7, 2010

Nice view  Sucess!

Surprisingly nice view and scenery in this park and the drive to it. 4 of 5 Northeast highpoints in one trip.

chugach mtn boy

chugach mtn boy - Sep 11, 2011 1:16 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2011

From Mountain Rd  Sucess!

Swam up this mountain on deserted trails during Tropical Storm Lee. It's a very pretty walk which you approach through beautiful farm country. Great leg stretcher on a drive down the east coast.


vbeckman74 - Aug 21, 2011 6:01 pm Date Climbed: Jul 13, 2009

Unfortunate Name  Sucess!

Come up with a name, NJ. How about Bon Jovi Mountain?


xpda - Aug 10, 2011 5:16 pm Date Climbed: May 1, 1995

New Jersey  Sucess!

Made it

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