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Description

Lots of interesting bouldering if know where.

In addition to the problems in the sub-Areas of this page, there are some problems attached to the Mills Reservation roped-climbing area page - (someone might want to create a new Area page for Mills Reservation Bouldering).

Northeast NJ region is defined here as:
* Bergen county
* southeast lobe of Passaic county
* Essex county
* Hudson county
* Union county
* northeast Somerset county

. . . For roped climbing (sport trad top-rope) - - > See this page

Key climbing regions:
* northeast Ramapo ridges
. . . (extends into NY state: lots of bouldering at Powerlinez).
* Watchung ridges
* Palisades

rock types:
* basalt + gabbro in Watchung ridges
* diabase in Palisades
* granite + gneiss in Ramapo ridges

Legal concerns

Climbing is generally not legally permitted on . . .
* parks and recreation areas of Essex county.
* parks of Union county.
* parks of Passaic county.
* Newark + Pequannock Watershed land.
* Palisades Interstate Park land.
* Wildlife management areas of the state of New Jersey.

Some or most forms of Bouldering would likely fall under these prohibitions.

For more info + links - - > See the main NorthEast NJ region page

Getting There

Less than an hour driving from New York City.
Reached by many roads. Some bouldering areas can be reached by NJ Transit trains or buses.

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Classic Climbing Routes at bouldering Northeast NJ

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Bumble S Mtn Reservation > Fern Rock
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