GLS Hike Ratings

Hike Rating System
1=less than 5 milesA=less than 1,000 ft1=road or smooth trail
2=5-10 milesB=1,000-2,000 ft2=rough trail
3=10-15 milesC=2,000-3,000 ft3=trail with some cross country
4=15-20 milesD=3,000-4,000 ft4=cross country
5=more than 20 milesE=4,000-5,000 ft 


For example, a 7 mile hike with 2200 feet elevation on a smooth trail will have a rating of 2C1. If you have questions about the length or severity of a hike, please contact the leader beforehand.