"Well it's not the North Branch Trail but I didn't find it bad at all on a Sat. morning (only 4 miles or so). It's 4 lanes so plenty of room for cars to get by in left lane. With Palos Hills nearby, I'd like to think cars…"
"Consider a hammock too. Mine, with built-in mosquito net, is ~1.5 lbs. (plus optional rainfly another pound I only put up if there's a chance of rain). I have a lightweight >50°F sleeping bag I put inside. I've never had…"