Mount Tammany - Delaware Water Gap Climber's Log

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nannerbots - Oct 25, 2016 10:11 pm Date Climbed: Oct 31, 2015

Short and crowded hike  Sucess!

Took the red dot up and completed the loop.

larvitar

larvitar - Jun 25, 2016 9:45 am Date Climbed: Jun 9, 2016

Larvitour Side Trip  Sucess!

The Delaware high point was a little disappointing, so I took a detour through the Water Gap on my way to High Point, NJ. There were great views all the way up the red-blazed Tammany Trail and just enough scrambling to keep things interesting. I made it to the top a little before sunset, then headed down... and saw my very first bear along the way! New Jersey's wilder than I expected.

TheWolfIsLoose

TheWolfIsLoose - Nov 2, 2015 5:16 pm Date Climbed: Jul 19, 2014

Mind the Gap  Sucess!

Combined Mount Tammanay and Mount Minsi to make a nice dayhike. This is a fun little hike if you can handle the crowds. It's about as much mountain fun as you'll find in PA/NJ!

Sjboatwright

Sjboatwright - Jul 10, 2015 10:41 am Date Climbed: May 25, 2015

Only Way to Spend Memorial Day   Sucess!

Crowded, yet beautiful.

Vic Hanson

Vic Hanson - Nov 5, 2013 1:08 pm Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2013

1st AT mountain  Sucess!

I went 6.8 miles north on the AT, then returned around Sunfish Pond and back on the AT to the Blue Dot trail, up Tammany, and down the Red Dot Trail, 16.5 miles total.

RyanR0815

RyanR0815 - Mar 6, 2012 8:58 am Date Climbed: Dec 7, 2011

Fun all year!  Sucess!

Fun hike, great in the winter also.

Chinigo

Chinigo - Jun 21, 2011 6:13 pm Date Climbed: May 10, 2008

Started from the Gap  Sucess!

I had a nice day on the trails in the area.

chrisbrown

chrisbrown - Feb 23, 2011 2:40 pm

training grounds  Sucess!

Great little hike if you run up it. Just wish there were some real mountains out here... sigh. Awesome camping fun during snow and ice storms though

nartreb

nartreb - Dec 17, 2010 11:05 am Date Climbed: Nov 12, 2005

short hike  Sucess!

Was visiting friends in Hoboken, this was reachable by car.

TrailtrekerNJ

TrailtrekerNJ - Sep 7, 2010 7:21 pm Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2010

Highs and Lows of Summiting  Sucess!

High - Made the summit no problem, up & down, with Barney. Took the Blue Trail as it would be easier on his paws.
Low - Lost backpack with all personal and hiking items. Think I left it on back rack of truck and it fell off when relocating to Mt. Minsi trailhead.

NJTripper

NJTripper - Mar 7, 2010 9:32 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2007

Tammany trail...  Sucess!

1st climbed in '07... and have been hiking / training here since..

Sure... it's only 1000 ft up... but it's the closest thing to a real mountain you'll find in NJ.

If you take the Red-dot trail (my standard training ground) you get to climb that 1000' in ~ 1 mile. (If you want more elevation - just do laps!)

TrappedInNJ

TrappedInNJ - Mar 7, 2010 3:39 pm Date Climbed: Mar 7, 2010

Red Up, Blue Down  Sucess!

Great hike! Still lots of snow and ice today, and not many people at all.

wyopeakMike

wyopeakMike - Dec 13, 2009 11:42 pm

one of my first  Sucess!

When I was maybe five years old and I am 43 now I hiked Mt Tammany with my father and brother when we lived in East Stroudsburg, PA. With Mt Pocono it was my first times in the mountains that after we moved west led to a lifetime love of the peaks. I remember the hike and lots of trees on top. I think I got a little tired being I had yet to build up my mountain legs. I remember the creek in the forest and it being a very lush and green forest. I am really reaching to sign this climbers log, I am trying to find every peak I have done that is on Summitpost, I am going to have to make more pages to up my peak count on this site, I was hoping to at least get to 100. I see some folks have 5 or 6 hundred, Wow I've got many years to get that far.

Rockscaler

Rockscaler - Feb 3, 2009 5:55 pm

Can't count how many times lol!  Sucess!

LOVE this mountain! Small but packs some fun dude! Rock climbing, ice climbing, Class 3-4 mountaineering, ROCKIN!

silversummit

silversummit - Jan 5, 2009 9:33 pm

Hiked up several times  Sucess!

Did this during summers of '69,'70 and '71 usually in the heat! Beautiful views though and well worth the effort!

Bark Eater

Bark Eater - Jun 20, 2008 3:11 pm Date Climbed: Sep 15, 1978

Overnight trip  Sucess!

Hiked up and camped overnight on top with outing club friends, back in the day before there were so many regulations. Great place to hang out and relax with views of the river.

subflood

subflood - Mar 7, 2008 2:12 pm Date Climbed: Mar 7, 2008

Short fun trail  Sucess!

You get a nice view of the Delaware river and Mount Minsi on the summit. The Red Dot trail is rocky and steep, which makes it a bit more challenging than the Blue blaze trail.

MattGreene - Dec 1, 2007 10:40 pm

Gap  Sucess!

Nice Fall hike.

eric-griz

eric-griz - Nov 18, 2007 9:23 pm

Ascended many times  Sucess!

Used to walk to this mountain from my dorm in East Stroudsburg. The walk across the I-80 bridge is always fun.

anthonym98

anthonym98 - Oct 21, 2007 5:26 pm

September greatness  Sucess!

Wife and I out for a great overnight. The Water Gap is a great area. We visit often.

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