Each Hiking activity can be scaled by duration and your weight, using our free calculator, to give a personalised estimate of the calories burned.
The hiking calories are given for a range of activities from hiking or climbing hills carrying more than 42 pounds to hiking, cross country. The burnt calories will be based mainly on your weight, the intensity of your activity and the duration of the activity, which in this case is hiking.
Based on the the list of hiking activities, shown below, the average calories burned for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 646 Calories for one hour of hiking.
The average burnt for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 555 Calories for one hour of hiking.
The mean calories burned per minute of hiking, based on the list of 5 activities, shown below, for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 11 Calories per minute.
The average burnt hiking per minute for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 9 Calories per minute.
From our list of hiking activities, the highest number of calories burned for an average person is achieved by hiking or climbing hills carrying more than 42 pounds. For this activity in one hour an average man burns 776 Calories while an average woman in one hour burns 665 Calories.
The hiking activity with the lowest calories burnt is hiking, cross country, which for an average man in one hour burns 517 Calories, and for an average woman burns 444 Calories.
As previously mentioned the burnt calories will be based mainly on your weight, the intensity of your activity, in this case hiking, and how long you are doing hiking. A sedentary man between the ages of 19-30 requires approximately 2500 calories, and a sedentary woman requires approximately 2000 calories, although as the activities levels increase with regular exercise this requirement will increase. To personalise the burned calories, click on one of the hiking activities and select your weight and duration to find out how many calories burned Hiking.