High Point (New Jersey) Climber's Log

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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

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

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

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

six  Sucess!

...

Fletch

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

fun and   Sucess!

cold

marilou

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New Jersey  Sucess!

Made it

markowens

markowens - Aug 9, 2011 10:05 am Date Climbed: Jun 25, 2011

SHP #9  Sucess!

I hit this one and Connecticut on the same day. I have been wanting to hit this one for months but I wanted to wait until the tower was open. Not really a hike, but nice to see so many families out doing things together.

schweiger0825

schweiger0825 - May 31, 2011 9:09 am Date Climbed: May 29, 2011

Towering View  Sucess!

On the way to Bethel, NY, for that night's Phish show, so just did the actual access road route starting from across the park entrance. Was a pretty good walk on a hot day - the coolest part was I didn't know you could go inside the obelisk and take the stairs (lots and lots!) to near the very top. Highly recommended for a family day - there's a beach at the state park too.

Blueorchid

Blueorchid - May 2, 2011 2:39 pm Date Climbed: Apr 29, 2011

A.T. Lake Rutherford  Sucess!

Awesome views from lots of different lookouts. Nice easy hike.

Blueorchid

Blueorchid - May 2, 2011 2:37 pm Date Climbed: Apr 22, 2011

High Point Monument Trail  Sucess!

Very nice hike, but gloomy when nothing is in season.

wildfam

wildfam - Apr 11, 2011 10:16 pm Date Climbed: Apr 7, 2011

Quick Hike  Sucess!

Easy hike from the parking lot - a nice stopoff on our drive back from visiting NYC. Really nice views of the Delaware River valley. HP#18

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