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Ascent of Charles Mound on 2014-09-06

Climber: Ken Curtis

Others in Party:Amy Curtis
Date:Saturday, September 6, 2014
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Charles Mound
    Location:USA-Illinois
    Elevation:1235 ft / 376 m

Ascent Trip Report

Awesome company (my wife), awesome weather, and a great view from the high point. Thank you to the Wuebbels for allowing access to their property - it is truly appreciated.

4:48 PM - Arrived at gate
5:14 PM - Summit (nice casual walk with Amy)
5:25 PM - Left Summit
5:48 PM - Back to car



Note: Distance and starting elevation were taken from Google Earth
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Amy and I at Charles Mound (2014-09-06). Photo by Ken Curtis.
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Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:278 ft / 85 m
    Elevation Loss:278 ft / 85 m
    Distance:2.4 mi / 3.8 km
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:278 ft / 85 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Route:Directions listed on Summit Post
    Trailhead:Driveway Gate  957 ft / 291 m
    Time Up:26 Minutes
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:278 ft / 85 m
    Distance:1.2 mi / 1.9 km
    Trailhead:Driveway Gate  957 ft / 291 m
    Time Down:23 Minutes



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