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Description

The Garden State offers a wide array of climbing on a variety of different rock types. From Palisades diabase to Watchung basalt to the purple conglomerate of Green Pond Mt, the granite of Allamuchy, to the metaquartzite of Delaware Water Gap, there is an enormous amount of rock to be climbed.

Multi-Pitch--Delaware Water Gap, on the western side of the state, holds many multi-pitch rock routes on rock similar to the Gunks.

Ice--Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area also offers ice climbing on both the NJ and PA sides.

There are two guidebooks for the area:
1. Rock Climbing: New Jersey by Paul Nick and Neil J.A.Sloane, published by Falcon Press. It has some good topos and photos, especially for Delaware Water Gap.
2. Garden State Climbing by Joseph Vulpis which is a history of NJ climbing dating back to 1910 and a guidebook of legal climbing areas.

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Classic Climbing Routes at New Jersey

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V1 5
 6
She Sends Sea Sends
Boulder
V2 5+
 23
The Cling
Boulder
V3 6A
 12
Go Make Some Babies
Boulder
V3+ 6A+
 7
Get Smart
Boulder
V4 6B
 23
Good Vibrations
Boulder
V4+ 6B+
 13
Piston
Boulder
V4+ 6B+
 10
Sideways
Boulder
V5 6C
 8
Stuart Arete
Boulder
V5 6C
 5
Always Two There Are
Boulder
V5+ 6C+
 15
The Wave Full
Boulder
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a
 45
The Rib
Trad 2 pitches
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c
 49
Triumverate
Trad 2 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 8
Mr. Mantis the Podiatrist
Trad
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 11
corkscrew
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Death Don't Have No Mercy
Trad 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
She Sends Sea Sends d. Mid-state > bouldering mid… > Belmar Beach
 6
V1 5 Boulder
The Cling d. Mid-state > … > Sourland Mtn Pr… > Devil's Half Acre
 23
V2 5+ Boulder
Go Make Some Babies d. Mid-state > … > Sourland Mtn Pr… > Devil's Half Acre
 12
V3 6A Boulder
Get Smart d. Mid-state > … > Sourland Mtn Pr… > Roaring Rocks
 7
V3+ 6A+ Boulder
Good Vibrations d. Mid-state > … > Sourland Mtn Pr… > Half Moon Area
 23
V4 6B Boulder
Piston d. Mid-state > … > Sourland Mtn Pr… > Devil's Half Acre
 13
V4+ 6B+ Boulder
Sideways d. Mid-state > … > Sourland Mtn Pr… > Backyard Boulders
 10
V4+ 6B+ Boulder
Stuart Arete d. Mid-state > bouldering mid… > Witherspoon Woods Bou…
 8
V5 6C Boulder
Always Two There Are a. NorthWest > bouldering Nor… > Allamuchy Mtn SP Boul…
 5
V5 6C Boulder
The Wave Full d. Mid-state > … > Sourland Mtn Pr… > Devil's Half Acre
 15
V5+ 6C+ Boulder
The Rib a. NorthWest > … > Mt.Tammany > Triumverate Wall
 45
5.3 3+ 10 III 9 VD 3a Trad 2 pitches
Triumverate a. NorthWest > … > Mt.Tammany > Triumverate Wall
 49
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c Trad 2 pitches
Mr. Mantis the Podiatrist a. NorthWest > Delaware Water… > Ricks Rocks
 8
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad
corkscrew a. NorthWest > … > Mt.Tammany > Great Arch
 11
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 2 pitches
Death Don't Have No Mercy a. NorthWest > … > Mt.Tammany > Death Don't Have No M…
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
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