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Table 2 Characteristics of the 2-week outdoor hiking intervention at low and moderate altitudes

From: Pilot study on the effects of a 2-week hiking vacation at moderate versus low altitude on plasma parameters of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in patients with metabolic syndrome

Characteristics Low altitude High altitude
Walking distance (meter) 39,500 39,000
Exercise duration (min) 1,440 1,440
Walking speed (km/h) 1.65 1.62
Walking elevation gain (meter) 2.030 2.054