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Progress Report (August 27th) | 100 Hikes

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Progress Report (August 27th)

Posted By on August 27, 2009 in Blog, Motivation, Progress Reports | 8 comments

This is a progress report for August 27th, 2009:

The graph below compares the number of hikes I should have completed so far (the blue line) with the number of hikes I have completed (the red line). I’ve been dancing with the blue line since the day I began this project 115 days ago. As I predicted in my last progress report, my trip to Oregon in late July pushed me ahead by four hikes.  Unfortunately, a few weekends this month of long hikes caused me to fall behind (see below).  I’m currently two hikes behind, which I’m not worried about at all.

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Here’s something fun for those of you who like numbers:

  • Number of hikes completed: 46
  • Number of days into project: 115
  • Number of miles hiked: 193.2 miles
  • Longest hike: 14 miles (Hike #21 – Telescope Peak, Death Valley)
  • Hardest hike: Hike #21 (Telescope Peak, Death Valley)
  • Furthest hike from home: Hike #38 (Terrebonne, Oregon – 851 miles from home)

If you hike with me, you become a prestigious respected member of the newly-formed “100 Hikes Club.”

  • Number of members: 40
  • Top 5 ranking members:
    • Dad (9 hikes: #30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 & 38)
    • Mom (7 hikes: #30, 31, 33, 34, 36, 37 & 38)
    • Melanie (5 hikes: #5, 13, 26, 29 & 40)
    • Chris (4 hikes: #6, 21, 42 & 44)
    • Samantha (4 hikes: #18, 21, 39 & 42)

I’m just shy of hiking 200 miles for this project, which equals about the same amount of hiking I did for all of the previous three years combined.
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Again, I want to thank all of my family, friends and readers for their support.  On the trail with me or not, your inspiration and motivation is what fuels me.

8 Comments

  1. wilberfan August 28, 2009

    Awesome. I must be a number nerd, cuz these are always fun to ponder. I had no idea you've hiked with Mom and Dad so many times! Way to go, folks! And I guess I'll settle for respect over prestige…

  2. Melanie August 28, 2009

    I'm number 3? Yeah! :-)
    Congrats on being about halfway to 100!

  3. Kolby August 28, 2009

    Yeah, I visited them in Oregon where we hiked nine times in nine days.

  4. wilberfan August 28, 2009

    THAT'S why you drove that far to hike! Seemed a loooooong way to go–JUST to hike! ;)

  5. Kolby August 28, 2009

    The drive would have been nice, but I took a fancy aeroplane to and from Oregon.

  6. Ze_Apelido September 2, 2009

    Great job Kolby. Keep them coming!

  7. September 3, 2009

    Great job Kolby. Keep them coming!

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