2010 in review

WordPress gives me some statistics on how many people are following my weblog, and also created a pre-formatted year-end summary, which I have included below. As far as I can tell, there are a dozen or fewer regular followers, and 10-20 people dropping in randomly in a given week. Here is the auto-generated post:


The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 6,800 times in 2010. That’s about 16 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 65 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 555 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 123mb. That’s about 2 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was August 16th with 308 views. The most popular post that day was scpain-5.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were summitpost.org, snwburd.com, whitneyportalstore.com, highaltitudeathletics.org, and facebook.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for dr dirtbag, doctor dirtbag, drdirtbag, dr. dirtbag, and “andrews glacier” taylor.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Jemez Mountain 50k May 2010


Glacier National Park July 2010


Sierra Challenge 2: Stanton, Virginia, Twin August 2010


About February 2010

2 responses to “2010 in review

  1. WT says:

    I follow the site through Google Reader, so I’m not sure if those stats include my views.

    1. drdirtbag says:

      I’m not sure exactly how Google Reader and RSS readers affect the views and “subscriptions” WordPress reports. Anyways, thanks for following, even in the inevitable off-season slowdown.

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