Upper Peninsula 2014 by the Numbers

This is the next in a series of the “By the Numbers” posts. The others are New Zealand 2012 by the Numbers, Europe 2013 by the Numbers, and East 2014 by the Numbers.


The endless roads of the UP

Driving Stats:

Total Miles Driven: 1976 mi.

Daily Average: 179 mi.

Most in a day: 417 miles (Iron Mountain to Mount Pleasant via Fayette State Park)

Fewest in a day: 47 miles (Marquette area)


Rain at Porcupine Mountain Wilderness State Park


High Temp- 76 – Marquette

Low Temp- 41- Copper Harbor

Days with Rain- 4 (of 9)

Average Sunrise time- 5:57 AM

Average Sunset time- 9:44 PM


Whitefish Point HDR

Photo Stats:

Total photos taken- 5,252

Most in a Day- 698, Day 3 (Whitefish Point, Tahquamenon Falls)

Fewest in a Day- 144, Day 5 (Marquette) Laundry Day

Total HDR photos- 149

GoPro Video- 37 min, 11 seconds (almost 10 min of it the crossing on the Mackinaw Bridge)


Manabezho Falls

Misc. Stats:

Waterfalls- 17

State Parks- 8

National Park Sites- 3

Boat Trips- 2 (Soo Locks, Pictures Rocks)


10 beer sampler at The Vierling in Marquette

Brewery/Beer Stats:

Total Breweries- 16 (3 Lower Peninsula, 13 Upper Peninsula)

Total Untapped Check-ins- 131 (most 3-4oz. pours on flights)

Cider Mills visited- 1 (Uncle John’s, St. Johns)


Fighting the mosquitos

Bug Bites- Innumerable…


2 Responses to “Upper Peninsula 2014 by the Numbers”

  1. Marquette–my favorite town. Mosquitos in da UP–ugh.

    Nice to see your posts, Erik


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