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    Member Since May 2017

    ‘Juan Ford Pro-red@3x

    Somerset, New Jersey 

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    ‘Juan Ford reviewed Virgin Creek Falls

    8 days ago

    ‘Juan Ford completed Virgin Creek Falls

    8 days ago

    ‘Juan Ford saved Tanalian Falls

    12 days ago

    ‘Juan Ford saved Johnny Horn Trail

    19 days ago

    ‘Juan Ford completed Raymondskill Falls Loop Trail

    about 1 month ago

    ‘Juan Ford completed Hawk Falls Trail

    about 1 month ago

    ‘Juan Ford reviewed Lake Marian Track

    about 1 month ago

    This hike just moved past several gems in my completed list as a favorite hike. I really lucked out with weather. No rain, though the trail was wet and middle and many spots at the top especially. All manageable but difficult and I understand why this hike gets difficulty rating of hard: it can get steep, requires some climbing up steep rocks that require handling tree roots for stability. Extremely fun hike though. WATCH YOUR STEP, it’s easy to twist and ankle or a knee if you don’t give each step your undivided attention.
    As for the lake views, just wow. Had some low clouds and the lake stayed calm enough for mirror reflections.
    One of my favorite hikes all time.
    Oh and I forgot to mention, there are several waterfalls in the beginning!!

    ‘Juan Ford reviewed Roy's Peak Track

    about 1 month ago

    I actually feel bad giving this hike only a 4 instead of a 5...but hear me out. What everyone is saying is true: the views are awesome, they really are. But this hike is as much of a mental challenge as a physical challenge. The climb is relentless. I think in the entire 4.5 mile ascent, there is only about 1/3 of a mile of level terrain...it’s a constant climb which is usually steep.
    Pace yourself and remember that even when you reach the lookout, if you’re going to summit...you still have another 30 minutes to go.
    Now as to why a 4 instead of 5:
    You keep the same view the entire way so it’s not much developing as you go up...so it can kind of get boring. Again, the view when you arrive is amazing amazing. But just comparing some other hikes I’ve done that I’ve rated as a perfect 5, I feel like this one falls slightly below those.
    Amazing experience though!

    ‘Juan Ford completed Lake Marian Track

    about 1 month ago

    ‘Juan Ford completed Blue Lakes Loop Track

    about 1 month ago

    ‘Juan Ford added Roy's Peak Track

    about 1 month ago

    ‘Juan Ford saved Roy's Peak Track

    about 1 month ago

    ‘Juan Ford completed Moraine Lake Rockpile Trail

    about 1 month ago

    ‘Juan Ford completed Kaaterskill Falls Trail

    about 1 month ago

    ‘Juan Ford completed Ricketts Glen Falls

    about 1 month ago

    ‘Juan Ford completed Mesa Arch Trail

    about 1 month ago

    ‘Juan Ford added Planned

    about 1 month ago

    ‘Juan Ford saved Isthmus Peak Track

    2 months ago

    ‘Juan Ford saved Lake Marian Track

    2 months ago