Our Calorie Calculator estimates how many Calories you will burn using Metabolic Equivalent (MET) values from Compendium of Physical Activities. The Compendium idenitifes the relative energy cost of undertaking various activities compared with doing nothing. We then combine this with your weight and the estimated duration of the activity, taking into account the length of the route and the hills involved, to estimate the total Calories burned.
When selecting an Activity setting, select the speed you would normally travel at on flat ground.
Please remember, the estimated number of Calories is just a guide and the actual number of Calories burned may vary depending on other factors such as weather and terrain.
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After crossing the Grose downstream you might hit lawyer vines for about 15m as you scramble up the hill to the fire trail.
Getting onto Grose Head North is steep but you shouldn't need to take any risks.
Coming up to Grose Head South is also steep, but again you shouldn't need to take any risks. Staying on the nose of the ridge is easiest. If you try and go up the gully slightly East you'll reach some sketchy climbing problems.
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