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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From the parking lot at Fort Hamilton, turn left and walk to King Street. Turn right, then left on Dundonald Street and continue to Cedar Avenue. Turn right and walk to Black Watch Pass and continue along the North Shore to Dock Hill. Walk up Dock Hill and turn left onto Palmetto Road, then right onto Parson’s Lane and right again onto Orange Valley Road. Turn right at Middle Road and walk into town, past the US Consulate and Corkscrew Hill, turning right onto Shelton Road. Follow Shelton Road to Happy Valley Road, turning left and returning to your destination at Fort Hamilton.
Please be careful to observe all signs for rights of way when following other people's routes, as we cannot guarantee that they do not cross private or hazardous land.
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