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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Both the arrival point and destination were planned around public transit, however, although this route is designated "Wheelchair accessible" by the City of West Vancouver (http://westvancouver.ca/parks-recreation/walking-hiking/seaview-walk), the final part of it is definitely not as it has a unsafe downhill section. It is very easy to spot this and all one has to do is turn around and go back to the start. I'll update the map when I have time.
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