How many Calories did you burn on your last hike?

Just fill in the form and click on solve!

about you
height (feet):
height (inches):
weight w/backpack (pounds):
sex (m/f):
about the hike
total distance (miles):
elevation gain (feet):
Calories Burned:

Don't worry, the weight and age are not saved! The calculations are done on your computer, not on the server.

This is the algorithm from the July/August 2011 Adirondac magazine, page 21.
Since most of our hikes are loops, not out & back, a few changes were appropriate.
Many thanks to Stuart kelley for his interesting and informative article!!