Rocky Roads: The Mountains of Grinadier
Travel time and Map Scale
The maps as provided are based on a 20 square mile per square. So from the top to bottom of the square is 20 miles and diagonally is roughly 28.28 miles.
An unencumbered person can walk 24 miles on a flat road in perfect conditions.
An encumbered person can walk 16 miles on a flat road in perfect conditions.
After the first day, those travel times tend to go down.
An unencumbered horse can travel 40 miles on a flat road in perfect conditions.
An encumbered horse can travel 28 miles on a flat road in perfect conditions.
After the first day, those travel times go down slightly.
A wagon can travel 16 miles a day. For this reason, most small towns are about 5-10 miles from the large town, so they can bring their goods in a single day.
In the maps provided, always assume there are good roads from each city to the next within a country.
The Country of Grinadier is very mountainous and you can usually reduce the travel times by 1/4 to 1/2 depending on the location in Grinadier.
Sample travel times:
Wildekeep to Celedon – 7 days by horse. 12 by foot.
Wildekeep to Hegelyn – 5 days by horse. 9 by foot
Celedon to Westerholt (Note, the road goes around the hills) – 8 days by horse. 14 by foot.
Westerholt to Southshore – 6 days by horse. 11 by foot.
Celedon to Woodmere – 9 days by horse. 15 by foot.