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Article : Calories Burned Hiking by Gareth Chapman

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I came upon this informative article on caloriesburnedhq.com that includes a calorie burning calculator which gives you an idea of how many calories you may burn walking, hiking, backpacking, and while performing other exercises while accounting for weight carried, terrain, grade, pace etc. ...

North Twenty Mile Mountain 7420′, Winthrop, WA.

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North Twenty Mile Mountain 7420′, Winthrop, WA.

With so much early unsettled weather we finally made it up the Chewuch Rd. a major portal for hikes in and around Winthrop and the Eastern Pasayten Wilderness and decided on North Twenty Mile Mountain with an elevation of 7420', a lookout, actually two lookouts, and perfectly positioned to give a 36 ...

Gold Ridge Loop, Methow, WA.

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The Gold Ridge Loop hike starts from the Foggy Dew CG up Gold Creek Rd. opening up early (sometimes earlier than the road) after parking at the campground walk across the road and access a wide open ridge which climbs very steeply up the Southern exposed side of Gold Ridge and at the right time of ...

Steliko Canyon – Oklahoma Ridge Thru-hike

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My partner Steve and I pieced together a day hike originating up the the Entiat River Valley in Steliko Canyon visited Steliko Lookout which they are renovating and followed Steliko Ridge to Goman Ridge and out Oklahoma Ridge to a second vehicle at the mouth of Oklahoma Gulch  near the Columbia ...

The Twin Peaks Traverse 2019

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  The Twin Peaks Traverse has been an evolving hike which began as the usual trip looking at mountains, ridges, and topographic maps, driven by curiosity, and the desire to explore off the beaten path, and piecing together a route from here to there which continually became extended in 2 ...

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