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NjHiking.com's Blog – October 2012 Archive (4)

Sunrise Mountain – Stokes State Forest - 10/14/12

Well it's fall foliage season... which can be a complicated game of strategy for hikers looking to hit areas at peak color.

"If it was peak last weekend in the Catskills, do I head to Harriman this weekend? or will the foliage be better at the Gap? Should we head to Ramapo next weekend or further west?..."

Foliage coverage maps and reports are consulted. Guesses…


Added by njHiking.com on October 25, 2012 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Terrace Pond – Wawayanda State Park - 10/21/12

We headed to West Milford with hopes of hitting peak foliage around Terrace Pond. The trails were at peak but it looked like the recent rain had hurried things along more than we expected at the pond and from the viewpoints. Still gorgeous though.... the trails is this area never disappoint in any season.

We'd visited Terrace Pond twice three years ago…


Added by njHiking.com on October 25, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Hiking in NJ During Hunting Season 2012-13

The Hiking in NJ During Hunting Season page with schedules, rules, and resources has been updated for the 2012-13 season. The page also collects a bunch of blaze orange clothing, hats, packs and doggie gear that's available to keep you and fido safe on the trail.

I've also created a calendar PDF of the dates again this year. Enjoy.




Added by njHiking.com on October 9, 2012 at 9:17pm — 6 Comments

Wildcat Ridge - Four Birds, Hawkwatch, Beaver Pond - 9/30/12

It had been over three years since we'd hiked Wildcat Ridge ("Four Birds Trail (south) – Wildcat Ridge"). We had planned to revisit last year and just didn't get to it.

So we chose that for our first hike getting back into the swing of things - I'd been sidelined…


Added by njHiking.com on October 5, 2012 at 12:58pm — No Comments

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