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Ascent of High Point on 2013-07-14

Climber: Peter Stone

Others in Party:David Stone
Date:Sunday, July 14, 2013
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:High Point
    Location:USA-New Jersey
    Elevation:1803 ft / 549 m

Ascent Trip Report

$20 to enter the State Park (a weekend and non-NJ licence plate), at least we got a large trash bag for our money! After a leisurely drive through the woods and past Lake Marcia we got to the tower not long before it closed - would have been upset if we'd missed the opening hours: check these on the website: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/highpoint.html before you visit. Steep and very hot climb up the internal stairs to the top, views over the Park and adjacent rolling wooded hills remarkably impressive considering the limitations of the slit-like glazed windows.
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The High Point Monument on the summit of New Jersey (2013-07-14). Photo by Peter Stone.
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