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MTB – Hawes & past Gaudy Farm Loop

Distance: 14milesGPX-50(1)
Long hardpack climbs, good grassy descents.
Time: about 2hours

Took a ride this morning from Hawes, up the old Roman Road above Burtersett, a long section of wide hardpack bridleway, about 4 miles off-road before joining the main Beggermans Road for a half mile, then took the tarmac singletrack road to Cam Farm through the gate for about 2 miles.  Then bearing right at the Bridleway sign, after the gate, back towards to Snaizholme, this skirts along Continue reading

MTB – some Feb/March ride pics

Just a few more general photos taken whilst out Mountain Biking around Wensleydale and area at the end of February and into March. Quite a mixture of riding, snow and ice, claggy mud, sunshine and mist!

Some taken on my usual short loops above Burtersett and then then sunnier looking ones on a loop from Hawes over to Stalling Busk and round the Stake Road to Carpley Green. One very muddy ride.

 

MTB a February weekend around Hawes

A few photos from 2 Mountain Bike Rides around Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales, taken over this last weekend. As you can see a nice covering of snow.

Saturday above Burtersett.

Sunday up on Stags Fell.

MTB – Hawes and Newby Head Loop in the Snow



Video of a ride I often do from Hawes to up above Burtersett towards Cam Head, up the High road and following the bridleway across the tops and down to Newby Head.

This time taken in the snow that covered the Fell tops overnight. Luckily it was crisp snow, so somehow I mananged to ride most of the loop without getting off or losing traction, quite suprised how good the WTB 2.3 Vigilantes are on my bike, superb grip in Continue reading

MTB around Christmas

Just a few images taking whilst Mountain Biking over the Christmas week on the few days when its wasn`t blowing a gale and raining cats and dogs, you can still see some of the flooded fields on the pictures. Mind you the winds have still been really stong and I`ve been nearly blown off the bike a couple of times and don`t get me started on the head winds!. However, its been great the get out for a few rides Continue reading

Flooding around Hawes

Just some images of the recent flooding in Upper Wensleydale, around Hawes.

You can see how Semerwater has spread doubled in area and also how great the waterfalls in Hawes look night and day.