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.
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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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this walk starts at Wayfarers car park and follows John Muir route over the river Endrick. The route is on the road for part of the way so care must be taken to be aware of traffic. Walk down lane towards Endrick waterfalls where there may be leaping salmon in August/September if enough water flowing . Care must be taken going down very rickety steep steps and not go too near waters edge in case ground is slippery. Worth it if there are salmon leaping, an amazing sight! Return back the same way.
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