Ascent of High Mountain on 1970-06-06
|Date:||Saturday, June 6, 1970|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||USA-New Jersey|
| Elevation:||885 ft / 269 m|
Ascent Trip ReportMy introduction to climbing started on this small NJ mountain. As a child I climbed this mountain many times with my father and family and even camped near the summit. When ever there was a crystal clear blue sky my father would say "today is a High Mountain Day". There are two main trails from North Halden side to the summit. The first is a fire road that winds around the mountain and the second is direct from the bottom of the fire road. There is a 360 view from the top which is excellent. Direct to the east and below is Patterson and then a view to NYC 20 miles away.
|Summary Total Data|
| Total Elevation Gain:||435 ft / 132 m|
| Quality:||3 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail|
| Gain on way in:||435 ft / 132 m|
| Start Trailhead:||450 ft / 137 m|
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