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The visualizations presented here are estimations only and are:
You can find full details on how these visualizations were generated on the About page.
- Not real-time
- They're projections based on 15 years of self-reported data and do not necessarily represent trail activity for the current year
- Relative in intensity
- The heat signatures show the density of hikers relative to other locations on the trail for that day only
- In other words, they represent percentages rather than absolute numbers
- Not to scale
- The heat signatures appear wider than the actual trail to aid in visibility; they don't represent the literal physical area occupied by hikers