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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Walk starts in Formby Kirkdale Road (01 start on map) and follows anti clockwise circular route along Asparagus and Squirrel Trails together with dune and beach sections.
Parking at start (L37 2YJ).
Pictures, KML, GPX and OS details at
Red squirrels can be found in pine forest particularly around waypoints 06 and 07.
Information boards at waypoints 04 and 16 explain history of asparagus production in dunes. May-July best time to see asparagus.
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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