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Ascent of Eagle Rock Reservation High Point in 1980

Climber: Jan Peter Eklund

Date:1980
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Start at Home
Peak:Eagle Rock Reservation High Point
    Location:USA-New Jersey
    Elevation:640 ft / 195 m

Ascent Trip Report

I used to spend days running around in this reservation when I was growing up in NJ. Lots of eastern hardwoods: maples, beeches, oaks, hickory, tulip. Terrain varies from rocky promontories to swamp. There is a lookout that has a great view of Manhattan along the east edge of the reservation. The shell of a building that stood there in the late 1970's was eventually turned into a fine dining restaurant.
Summary Total Data
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Bushwhack, Stream Ford, Snow on Ground, Scramble
    Gear Used:
Bicycle



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