COURSE DETAILS

The first 5.5kms from Helwith Bridge will be escorted - competitors will ride behind the lead car.
Total distance: 61kms
(38 miles)
Road: 28kms
(45mins - 1hr 5mins)
Unsurfaced: 33kms
(2hrs 15mins - 4hrs 40mins)
Unrideable: 6kms - 8kms
(dependent on individual ability & prevailing conditions)

Total climbing: 1524m
(5000ft)

PLEASE NOTE!! Most of the off-road sections are over footpaths and/or private land. This means that no training on a cycle is allowed on those sections - it is illegal to ride on there except on the day of the race. CLICK HERE to see the no-cycling exclusion zone.

ROUTE MAP

Consult OS Leisure Sheet 2 - 'Yorkshire Dales' - for topographical details

 

  HEIGHT ASL DISTANCE
ESTIMATED TIMES
 Location metres kms (all categories start together)
 Helwith Bridge 220 0 9.30
 Horton-in-Ribblesdale 227 3 9.35
 Gill Garth 300 6 9.42 - 9.50
 Ingleborough 723 12 10.10 - 11.10
 Cold Cotes 260 17 10.25 - 11.30
 Ingleton 200 20 10.30 - 11.37
 Chapel-le-Dale 285 27 10.42 - 12.00 (stop time)
 Whernside 736 31 11.05 - 13.05
 Blea Moor Aquaduct 310 35 11.15 - 13.20
 Ribblehead 303 38 11.25 - 13.40
 Horton-in-Ribblesdale 227 47 11.35 - 14.00 (stop time)
 Pen-Y-Ghent 694 52 12.10 - 15.00
 Horton-in-Ribblesdale 227 58 12.25 - 15.25
 Helwith Bridge 220 61 12.30 - 15.30


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