Ascent of Charles Mound on 2013-08-03
|Others in Party:||Theresa McGuinness Darby|
|Date:||Saturday, August 3, 2013|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Motorized Transport to Trailhead:||Car|
| Elevation:||1235 ft / 376 m|
Ascent Trip ReportFinally had a business trip to Chicago line up with the available weekends to visit the ILL high point.
Picked up a rental car at ORD and drive out to the high point. Arrived at the driveway entrance around 1:00pm and walked the driveway up to the high point. There were ~4 other couples visiting the high point, and 30+ had already been there today.
Meet the owners who were doing some work on the driveway repairing some spring wash out.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||272 ft / 83 m|
| Distance:||2.4 mi / 3.9 km|
| Trailhead:||W Charles Mound Ave 963 ft / 293 m|
| Route Conditions:||Road Hike|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Calm, Clear|
| Time Up:||23 Minutes|
| Time Down:||21 Minutes|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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