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Skippack Trail
The trail that connects Evansburg State Park and the town of Skippack to the Perkiomen Trail. Near Skippack, Pennsylvania
Sals Loop
This ride follows the Sals perimeter and showcases many of the best trails here. Near Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania
Yellow Trail
This trail runs the length of Wissahickon Park on the western side of the creek. Near Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania
White Trail
A fun singletrack trail with intermittent, short changes in elevation and short, rocky sections. Near Bala-Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Wissahickon Loop
Within the city limits, this is a fun, technical ride around the Wissahickon Creek Gorge. Near Bala-Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Forbidden Drive
The main artery of Wissahickon Valley Park; this road runs the full length of the park. Near Bala-Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
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Sourland Mountain Preserve Rock Climbing 

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This park is divided across the border of Hunterdon and Somerset counties. Climbing is allowed in Somerset but NOT Hunterdon, so make sure you are in the right part of the park!

Somerset has two boulder fields, see link to map below.

Getting There 

Plug this address into your GPS:

415 E Mountain Rd, Hillsborough, NJ 08844

You'll see an entrance sign for the park which leads down a short road to the parking lot. Parking is free. From here, you can follow trails to each of the bouldering areas.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

71 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',24],['1 Star',14],['Bomb',1]

Classic Climbing Routes in Sourland Mountain Preserve

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sourland Mountain Preserve:
Polar Bear   V0 4 PG13     Boulder   Southfield
Old School   V1 5     Boulder   Half Moon Area
Softy   V1 5     Boulder   Southfield
The Wave Mantle   V2 5+     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
The Gator   V2 5+     Boulder   Roaring Rocks
Jay's Days   V2 5+ PG13     Boulder   Southfield
The Wave   V2 5+     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
The Cling   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Devil's Half Acre
Sellers Roof   V2-3 5+     Boulder   Southfield
Prism   V3 6A     Boulder   Half Moon Area
Go Make Some Babies   V3 6A     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
Crankshaft   V3 6A     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
Death Grips Slab   V3-4 6A+     Boulder, 10'   Devil's Half Acre
Good Vibrations   V4 6B     Boulder   Half Moon Area
Piston   V4 6B     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
Sideways   V5 6C     Boulder   Backyard Boulders
The Dwarf   V5-6 6C+     Boulder   Half Moon Area
Dyno Direct   V6 7A     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
The Wave Full   V6 7A     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
Heart Shaped Box   V7- 7A+     Boulder   Roaring Rocks
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Good Vibrations V4 6B  New Jersey : Sourland Mountain Preserve : Half Moon Area
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