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Billy Sands's Avatar Jump to comment 23 by Billy Sands

I’m no statistician and don’t have the raw data, but I hypothesise that a lot more stairs are ascended each year than are mountains.

Perhaps more annecdotal, but we often get posters by the lifts at work stating if you climb four flights of stairs a day for a year, it is the equivalent of climbing 4 munros (mountain over 3000 ft). I've done them all (283) so I reckon I climb more mountains than stairs. For that reason, people seem surprised that I take the lift at work - reckon I've earned a couple of hundred years worth of lift use before I break even :-)

Sat, 09 Jun 2012 21:57:01 UTC | #946651