Areas in Kittatinny
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DescriptionSmaller walls and boulders above Picatinny and below the Books Tier
Known climbing includes
. . . (Crazy Tree is right next to The Shelves sector of the Books Tier area).
Name is another location from the Lenni-Lenape native Americans. The Kittatinny ridge is the section of the Appalachian mountain range (from Georgia to Maine) which passes through the northwest corner of New Jersey. It has the highest summits in the state of New Jersey, from the Delaware Water Gap to High Point.
Getting ThereTwo ways to get here:
a) From the junction of Tower Wall tier trail and the Good Book access trail, go steep up NE about 100 feet. At the top of the steep section, for the lower tier of Kittatinny turn off Left and go 260 ft NW roughly horizontal across the top of the Wichquawanck + Nechtanc. For the higher tier continue past the top of steep section on the trail for short ways flat, then head off left.
b) First go to Basilisk sector, then around its right (east) end, up past Manayunk sector and scramble N steep gully between Manayunk and Tulpehocken sectors to a gentler part at NW end of a wide flat ledge. For the lower tier of Kittatinny, turn right and walk flat. FOr the upper tier, next scramble N up another steep gully and see two blocky cliffs which are on the Books Tier. A ways below those turn Right into the upper tier of Kittatinny.
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