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Ascent of Jenny Jump Mountain on 2009-10-03

Climber: Ed Wandall

Date:Saturday, October 3, 2009
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Jenny Jump Mountain
    Location:USA-New Jersey
    Elevation:1134 ft / 345 m

Ascent Trip Report

Stopped in at the office, where they recommended I take the Summit Trail to the summit (made sense). However, if you are just looking to bag the peak, take the road out (marked State Park Road in Google Maps) to the Group Campsite. This is the other terminus of the Summit Trail. From there, just follow the trail a few hundred yards to the peak. I did the mile or so hike up the summit trail, which was pretty. I startled a Copperhead which tried to bite me! When you get close to the end of the trail, it heads down and bears left to the Group campsite. Look right and you will see a few highpoint candidates. Head toward them and you will find the actual highpoint with a small cairn.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:282 ft / 85 m
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:282 ft / 85 m
    Distance:1.5 mi / 2.4 km
    Route:Summit Trail
    Start Trailhead:852 ft / 259 m
    Time:45 Minutes
Descent Statistics
Ascent Part of Trip: Jenny Jump

Complete Trip Sequence:
OrderPeak/PointDateGain
1Jenny Jump Mountain2009-10-03282 ft / 86 m
1Jenny Jump Mountain #32011-12-111385 ft / 422 m
1Jenny Jump Mountain #32011-12-111385 ft / 422 m
2Jenny Jump Mountain #22009-10-03260 ft / 79 m
2Jenny Jump Mountain #42011-12-11 
Total Trip Gain: 3312 ft / 1009 m    Total Trip Loss: 3030 ft / 923 m



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