The Flakes area at Garrett Mountain contains several distinct features that make this a unique bouldering area in New Jersey. The area is just below a 50 foot tower at the top of the cliff line overlooking Paterson. Parking can be found either at the top of the cliff in a small parking lot just off of a loop road which runs through Garrett Mountain Reservation. Drive on the loop road and park at the parking lot across the street from the obvious tower. You can also park below the cliff in the parking lot for Lambert's Castle.
From the northbound Garden State Parkway, take exit 153B to Route 3 West. Stay on this road for about two miles or less. Just after going under a bridge exit right down an exit to a right turn on Valley Road. Take Valley for about 1.5 miles to Lambert's Castle. You've gone too far if you cross a highway and enter Paterson.
Weather station 1.2 miles from here
16 Total Routes
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Featured Route For Garrett Mountain
Unfinished problem V8 7B NJ
: Garrett Mountain
This is a great looking traverse that begins just to the right of Romano's Arete. Begin on overhanging horizontal holds that moves into a shallow overhanging corner. This part has been done already. Move around the corner on smaller horizontals and continue to the other end of Flake 1. This may be the hardest problem at Garrett Mtn when completed. This problem is on clean rock and features some interesting holds. It's been tried for 15 years and a first ascent by some talented boulderer would be...[more] Browse More Classics in NJ