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Summary Statistics
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Calories Burned per Day4886calories
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Total cost of Thru-hike $ 30,093
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Marginal Cost of Hiking$292
$/extra-day
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Avoided Costs $ (2,550.10)$/trip
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Gear Information
New Costs
Personal Information
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Tent $ 600.00 Education LevelDoctoral degree
Specialized/Skilled Work?
Yes
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Sleeping Bag $ 500.00 Age31Typical Diet1800
Calories/day
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Backpack $ 250.00 Starting Weight134lb
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Clothing $ 400.00 Height56ft/in
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OtherSexMale
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Estimated Annual Wage $ 73,717
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Total $ 1,750.00
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Life off Trail
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Can you sublet, or terminate your current lease?
Yes Do you own a car?Yes
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What do you pay per month in rent?
$520
$/month
Car's Fuel Economy32MPG
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What state do you live in? California
Do you typically drive to get places?
No
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Number of people sharing your house
4Non-car Commute Expenses50$/month
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Additional expenses you'll avoid0$/month
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Hiking Information
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Base Weight8.5lbsHiking Hours per Day12hrs
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Days Spent Hiking96daysSleeping Hours per Day8hrs
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Additional Days Off Work/Life30days
Estimated Total Days Comitted
126
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Quit Job?No
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Trail Information
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Trail Length2652miles
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Expected Number of Zeroes?3Trailhead start more than 2000 miles away?No
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Time between Resupplies2.50days
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Number of packages sent4
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Resort Resupply Percentage80%
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Estimated Total Energy Burned4886kcal/day
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Energy Burned Due to Base weight281kcal/day
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Cost Calculations
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Cost per dayMarginal Cost ($/day)
Cost per Mile
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Total Gear cost$1,750 6%$18 $ 0.66
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Health Insurance Cost $ 1,680 6%$18 $17.50 $ 0.63
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Cost of Not Working $ 25,801 86%$269 $268.76 $ 9.73
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Trail Food Costs $ 2,962 10%$31 $30.86 $ 1.12
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Other Transport Cost $ 300.00 1%$3 $ 0.11
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Other Lodging Cost $ 150.00 0%$2 $1.56 $ 0.06
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Avoided Costs $ (2,550.10)-8%($27)($26.56) $ (0.96)
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Total Cost$30,093 $292.12 $ 11.35
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