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 Crowden, the route goes SW following the floor of the Longdendale Valley alongside Torside, Rhodeswood and Valehouse reservoirs to Tintwistle, on well defined tracks and minor roads. Turning NE, briefly on A628, before climbing, at first gently and then steeply, through plantation forest and former quarries to the moor top. A narrow moorland path (could be boggy in wet weather) leads to Lad’s Leap, then a steep initially rocky path descends back to Crowden via the Pennine Way.
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