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Brom Vermeulen
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  • Glen Gardner, NJ
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NJ1K?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brom Vermeulen Sep 3, 2013. 4 Replies

It looks like the NJ1K website is no longer working. While you can reach the site, you can't log-in. I know there are a few other NJ1K members here, does anyone know what has happened?I thought NJ1K…Continue

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Brom Vermeulen commented on TJ Karakowski's blog post AT SOBO 14 - Dirty Jerzy & Co.
"TJ, Congratulations on a great accomplishment; now I know why you haven't been around here much lately. BV"
Jan 12, 2015
Brom Vermeulen replied to njHiking.com's discussion Trail Conditions - Winter 2013/2014
"Stephens State Park, Hackettstown, NJ Did a short loop on the Red and Orange trails. Snow was wet, slushy and still quite deep in places. Recommended for masochists only."
Mar 11, 2014
Brom Vermeulen commented on TJ Karakowski's blog post 2014 Resolution
"TJ, Good luck with the Resolution. I've always enjoyed your contributions BV"
Feb 3, 2014
Brom Vermeulen replied to njHiking.com's discussion Trail Conditions - Winter 2013/2014
"Jenny Jump, Ghost Lake Trail, 2/2/2014 These were from yesterday, worthless today!"
Feb 3, 2014
Brom Vermeulen replied to njHiking.com's discussion Trail Conditions - Winter 2013/2014
"Point Mountain South, Lebanon Township NJ   1/12/14 Not much to talk about, snow and ice all gone, trails muddy in places."
Jan 14, 2014
Brom Vermeulen commented on TJ Karakowski's blog post Thanksgiving Weekend at Harriman
"Hi TJ…great write-up as usual. Many years ago, when Harriman was literally my back yard, I could walk out my door for a 2-3 day trip.  I think I've hiked all the trails in the park, including 1 day hikes of the RD (my favorite) and…"
Dec 16, 2013
Brom Vermeulen replied to njHiking.com's discussion Fall Foliage in New Jersey - 2013
"Stokes State Forest, 11/03/13 Along the Blue Mountain and Silver Mine Trails, still some small patches of color:"
Nov 4, 2013
Brom Vermeulen replied to njHiking.com's discussion Fall Foliage in New Jersey - 2013
"Van Campen's Glen, Friday 10/18 Not much color, lots of leaves down."
Oct 20, 2013
Brom Vermeulen replied to Paul's discussion DWG Closed
"Old Mine Road was closed at Millbrook Tuesday AM. I don't know about the other end."
Oct 4, 2013
Brom Vermeulen commented on TJ Karakowski's blog post So if you don"t like reading - I made a short movie
"Beautiful."
Sep 13, 2013
Brom Vermeulen replied to Paul's discussion Rattlesnake Census
"Saw this one last Thursday  on the AT near the Catfish Mt. fire tower. I walked around him,and he didn't seem concerned at all. Timber rattlers are said to be quite shy and non-aggressive. So am I, and we parted with no hard…"
Sep 11, 2013
Brom Vermeulen replied to Brom Vermeulen's discussion NJ1K?
"Glad you're back, Eric, and the re-done site looks great! --Brom"
Sep 3, 2013
Paul replied to Brom Vermeulen's discussion NJ1K?
"Welcome back, Eric. And thanks for keeping the resource alive!"
Sep 3, 2013
Eric Koppel replied to Brom Vermeulen's discussion NJ1K?
"Hi all, Eric here from NJ1K. Long story short, I got free hosting from an acquaintance several years ago from which I hosted NJ1K. When they ran a software upgrade about 8 months ago, the site stopped working. So I decided to buy a virtual private…"
Sep 3, 2013
Brom Vermeulen commented on TJ Karakowski's blog post AT/Garvey Springs Hike with Overnight at Worthington
"Thanks for another good write-up. Interestingly, my only encounter with a bear in the Water Gap was on the Garvey Springs Trail. About halfway down; we saw each other at around 100 feet apart. I stood still and the bear took off in the opposite…"
Jun 7, 2013
Brom Vermeulen commented on TJ Karakowski's blog post Stokes Weekend
"Enjoyed your write-up. I seldom visit Stokes, and was unaware of the Silvermine. I like finding old mines, so this goes on my "to do" list. "
May 8, 2013

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Rockneath?

Posted on September 4, 2012 at 5:37pm 3 Comments

In his book "Harriman Trails: A Guide and History", author William Myles describes "Rockneath", a cabin built against a large boulder just north of Almost Perpendicular off the Blue Disc Trail in Harriman Park. It's described as having windows, a fireplace, double deck bunks and a spring nearby. Although it was built in 1928, it seemed to me that there might be remains of such an elaborate structure, and I decided to try to  find it.

What I found is pretty interesting, but I'm not…

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Only In NJ? 4/5/2011

Posted on April 6, 2011 at 10:55am 3 Comments

While returning to Ringwood Manor via the Hasenclever Iron Ridge Trail, after a climb of Hasenclever Hill, I passed this trail marker. I think only in New Jersey could you find a blaze on a discarded tire!

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Harbingers of Spring

Posted on February 24, 2011 at 5:50pm 2 Comments

Walking along the Spruce Run in Micquin Woods this morning, things are still looking pretty wintery, looking closer, however, there are Skunk Cabbages coming up! Can Spring be far behind?

Anyone else seeing hopeful signs?

Spruce Run: Micquin Woods, Lebanon Township, Hunterdon…

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At 3:57pm on November 4, 2010, njHiking.com said…
Hi Brom - welcome to the site!

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