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High Mountain from Paterson via the Great Falls

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Way Points: 

NJ Transit Paterson railroad platform (start)> Great Falls Historical Park> High Mountain Park access (end)

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Author: 
Hank Schiffman
Signature Route : 
off
Level(s): 
B
Distance: 
5
Vertical Gain: 
645
Difficulty: 
11
Difficulty Rating: 
5 out of 5
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Quite the ascent. 

Great Falls is on the route. Well worth visiting for a quick look at the 2nd largest waterfalls east of the Mississippi by volume, especially during a wet weather pattern.

Manhattan Bagels at mile 4 on map.

Use the Trailforks app to navigate High Mountain Park.

Another link on mountain bike trails: http://paulsmaps.com/high-mountain-trail-map/

Geologically, part of the Second Watchung Mountain, the Preakness Range:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preakness_Range

The Watchungs: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watchung_Mountains

 

 

HS 6/24/2019

 

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