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The 2019!! Cyclical totals discussion thread.

Post by Jim_H » Mar 24 2009 1:52 pm

How are things progressing this year? In keeping with the idea that you are only as good as the numbers you post, I'm up to 61,436' of elevation for the year and a modest 132 miles.
Added August 2019: Looking back 10 years later, I honestly can't think of anything more offensive or unhealthy to say about one's hiking, than the above statement. Thats was my OP in 2009. Hiking should never just be about the stats recorded.
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Post by chumley » Jan 07 2016 9:40 am

I post hikes I haven't actually done. It makes me feel like I've accomplished something while simultaneously making a mess of the stats table for everybody else. :)
(This works better if you don't post a GPS track or photos)
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Post by chumley » Mar 24 2016 2:44 pm

I've never understood the criteria for the PixelMASTERS stats. Does the formula include photos posted per mile hiked? Because that would be interesting. :-k
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Post by JasonCleghorn » Mar 25 2016 2:56 pm

chumley wrote:I've never understood the criteria for the PixelMASTERS stats. Does the formula include photos posted per mile hiked? Because that would be interesting. :-k
If so I think my friend Tibber would put that one out of reach...
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Post by rwstorm » Mar 25 2016 4:13 pm

@Jason Cleghorn
Don't be so sure about that. ;)
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Post by CannondaleKid » Mar 25 2016 4:38 pm

@rwstorm Close...
The current top five in photos posted: (2007 to present)

Tibber = 19644 photos & 607 triplogs = 32.3 photos/triplog
CannondaleKid = 14397 photos & 1115 triplogs = 12.9 photos/triplog
rwstorm = 14335 photos & 582 triplogs = 24.6 photos/triplog
RedRoxx44 = 13584 photos & 427 triplogs = 31.8 photos/triplog
Outdoor Lover = 10719 photos & 371 triplogs = 28.9 photos/triplog

So based on photos per TRIPLOGS instead photos per MILE, Tibber and RedRoxx44 are neck-and-neck. I'm guessing Letty might have photos per mile.
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Post by Jim_H » Mar 25 2016 9:09 pm

I'm impressed with lindaagm, who is making a solid showing this year and already over 100,000' for 2016! Me, I'm just enjoying my hikes and having a solid month. I expect to work on adding some new unique hikes in April and May.
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Post by BobP » Mar 26 2016 8:21 am

My stats are off the charts ;)
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Post by Jim_H » Mar 26 2016 1:25 pm

@BobP
Because you've ceased logging them!
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Post by LindaAnn » Mar 26 2016 9:38 pm

@Jim_H

My goal every month is to come in around 200 miles in some combination of hiking and treadmill. In previous years, it has been mostly treadmill miles. As my kids get older and are in school more, that has been switching over to mostly hiking miles with treadmill on the days I don't hike. I'll hike less during the summer, but this fall both of my kids will finally be in elementary school, so I'll switch back to mostly getting my miles from hiking.

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Post by big_load » Mar 26 2016 10:01 pm

I'm missing my spring backpacking this year, so my early mileage will suffer. :(

Fortunately, I'll be hiking for a week in Scotland later on, and my family reunion is in Ouray this year, so maybe I'll get caught up. :)

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Post by joebartels » Apr 12 2016 2:22 pm

MrBadBern wrote:Gonna be scaling back a whole bunch in 2016
easing into it gingerly
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Post by chumley » Apr 12 2016 2:36 pm

@joebartels
I have a feeling hikebot can accidentally lose a few triplogs for him and you can be #1 ...
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Post by joebartels » Apr 12 2016 3:04 pm

I don't think that would work, he'd just keep hiking :lol:
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Post by chumley » Apr 12 2016 3:09 pm

@joebartels
In that case, just look at the bright side. At no point in your life have you ever set foot on T-Hill! : app :
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Post by JasonCleghorn » Apr 12 2016 3:25 pm

Down on miles hiked as I lost February to bronchitis and piriformis but up on summits. Since I'm in pretty dang good shape now I'm evolving toward more of a peakbagger/adventurer than just looking to put in miles. My 'sweet spot' or what I'm finding that I like the best is around a 6-8(10-12) mile hiking day but that I can hit multiple summits.

I'm not really super interested in driving two hours to make a summit that's 1.1 miles but 1400 AEG, etc. with no other surrounding or connecting trails. Conversely, I'm no longer really interested in say a Trail 100 where I could do 10 miles but no listofjohn (pay $ite) or peakbagger.com summits.

Frankly the peakbagging appeals to my meticulous nature and obsession with lists. Miles are miles, but in theory I could attain every 300 ft of prominence peak in Maricopa Co. but I could NEVER hike every mile of every trail in the county, etc. Just the way I look at things. Not wrong or right, just the way I see it.
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Post by azbackpackr » Apr 12 2016 3:32 pm

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Lobotomy Hill, Haha, Randy, you nailed it again! :) :D
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Post by Jim_H » Apr 12 2016 7:57 pm

Once was more than enough for me on that one, but the view was nice.
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Post by PatrickL » Apr 12 2016 9:59 pm

I surpassed my 2015 stats this month. It would be great to make it to 400mi by year's end.

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Post by Jim_H » Apr 13 2016 6:41 am

Well, my stats are are fine and dandy, but I actually am not that concerned with them this year. as long as I hike and keep active, I'll be happy with where ever they happen to end up. March was a solid month, I wanted to have 1 month this year over 30,000', just because.

I noticed the other day that aside from a few "new" or different hikes, all of my hikes lately have basically been the same repeats of things I did in the past, like Kimball, or repeats of excercise hills like Camelback and Piestewa. I am OK with that, but I feel like I am just too boring. Hopefully, a trip to California, and warmer weather will get me out to the Sierra Anchas, and some new hikes for me. My hiking map is a concentration of red dots over 4 towns ( 5 when set to USA and NM is seen), and green and black dots barely noticeable around the periphery. Just a few orange ones from Kayenta or things I also repeated last year in Tucson, like Wrightson. Creature of habit I may be, but I would like to fill in the empty space with some black and green this year. Stats are all well and good, but I will never be a 500,000' club member, you only live once, and I want to see more than the same stuff 200 times over.
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Post by The_Dude » Apr 14 2016 8:50 am

I am definitely down in stats from this time a year ago, but then again I did not do the 7 Summit Challenge to start the new year. I haven't had quite as much time for hiking so far this year, so it seems I am doing more 5-6 mile hikes instead of my usual 7-8. Hitting plenty of different trails and peaks, so that keeps me happy. Getting a kayak this winter has been taking a bit of a toll on the stats, getting out to paddle will eat up at least one hike trip a month, but I am just fine with that. Getting some upper body exercise for a change is a good thing for me. Beer drank from a kayak might be second only to beer that has been backpacked to desired location... ;)

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