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Sourland Mountain Preserve

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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

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
Nockamixon MTB trails
A nice, fast swoopy singletrack ride on beautiful Lake Nockamixon. Near Bedminster, Pennsylvania
Creek Road Trail
A nice trail that links up with newly completed Pennypack Trail with great views of the creek. Near Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania
From MP's sister site: MTB Project

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 

East Mountain Road, Hillsboro NJ

Directions to the start of the Southfield section of the Sourlands.

Climbing Season

Weather station 5.5 miles from here

65 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Sourland Mountain Preserve

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sourland Mountain Preserve:
The Wave   V2 5+     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
The Cling   V2 5+     Boulder, 10'   Devil's Half Acre
The Wave Mantle   V2 5+     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
Jay's Days   V2 5+ PG13     Boulder   Southfield
Go Make Some Babies   V3 6A     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
Crankshaft   V3 6A     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
Good Vibrations   V4 6B     Boulder   Half Moon Area
The Wave Traverse   V6 7A     Boulder   Devil's Half Acre
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Rock Climbing Photo: Crankshaft, Piston, and Go Make Some Babies

Piston V5 6C  NJ : Sourland Mountain Preserve : Devil's Half Acre
Sit-start at the corner and slap up to a sloper that leads to the juggy seam. Move up and right along the lip of the boulder for the top-out. (Mantling to the left at the lip goes a little easier, perhaps V3/V4.)...[more]   Browse More Classics in NJ

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