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The challenge of measuring elevation

10 November 2019      Jordan

 

If you regularly record your runs or rides with a GPS device and upload them to a platform like Strava, at some point you’ll have scrutinised the elevation profile that was generated. There may be times where you know that you’ve been grinding your way up an unrelenting incline, only to find that the resulting elevation profile inexplicably shows drops or kinks in the topography that you’re pretty sure you didn’t encounter…

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Gidday

25 October 2019      Jordan

 

Hi! Welcome to the historic moment of Nelson Trails’ first blog post…

I’ll begin with a quick introduction. I started this Nelson Trails website about four years ago. The idea was born out of my dissatisfaction for the track information available online at the time. I knew that Nelson-Tasman had a strong case for being the track and trail ‘mecca’ of New Zealand (there are more than 600 kilometres of traversable tracks and five tramping huts within 20 kilometres of the Church Steps alone…

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