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Ascent of Chinsegut Hill on 2011-01-14

Climber: Ryan Aschbrenner

Date:Friday, January 14, 2011
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Chinsegut Hill
    Location:USA-Florida
    Elevation:274 ft / 83 m

Ascent Trip Report

I parked on Chinsegut Hill Road, at the beginning of the gated road leading to the hilltop. I hiked up the road, which ends at a Univ. of South Florida conference center. The conference center is a white building that resembles an old hotel or mansion. I walked to the west side of the grassy area and took in the view for a few moments. There probably aren't too many hilltop views in Florida.

I didn't see anyone else on the hill. The only sign of people was a USF truck parked next to the conference center, and a car parked along the road near the top of the hill. The road wasn't posted, but I saw a trail that spurred off the main road, and it was posted with a sign warning about how it led to state property which was off limits, which I respected.
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:94 ft / 29 m
    Trailhead:180 ft / 54 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Pleasant, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Time Up:5 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Time Down:5 Minutes



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