My Hike Rating System

I base my hike ratings on the following:

1 – Easy
Flat or very gentle elevation gain
Roads or graded paths
A distance of less than 5 km

2 - Moderate
Gentle elevation gain
Well-maintained footpaths
A distance of less than 12 km

3 – Intermediate
Moderate elevation gain
Well-maintained footpaths
A distance of less than 18 km

4 – Strenuous
Steep elevation gain
Sometimes rocky terrain
A distance of more than 18 km

5 - Very strenuous
Steep elevation gain
Rugged terrain
Sometimes poorly maintained trails
A distance of more than 25 km

1 comment:

Tacita said...

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