Entries for date "November 2018"

User Rating: Motivation and Computation

User Rating calculations

This blog explains the rationale behind the user rating, and presents a rough sketch how it works. We assume that you are somewhat familiar with the concept of route rating, which represents the effort needed to hike that route. The route rating is based on several factors such as length of the route, elevation gain, sac scale, via ferrata, path visibility etc.