Thanks to our meticulously designed logbooks, photo galleries and forums, we are privy to plenty of numerical data on people's climbing, photography and forum habits. You can keep track of your own peaks and troughs, but what were the annual trends in 2016? Paul Phillips delved deep into the UKC and UKH data mines to see what he could find and produced these interactive graphs...
Total logged ascents: 511,890 (1,402 ascents/day)
Here are the top 150 logged crags. Stanage 'Popular' lives up to its name once again...
Limestone managed to beat gritstone this year...
This one splits the top rock types by discipline.
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