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MTB – Hawes to Castle Bolton and Crackpot

Took a long ride taking in Upper Wensleydale and a small part of Swaledale today.

Distance: 28 miles
Time: 4.0 Hours
Mainly off road, some tough climbs made up for by a couple of great descents.

Starting from Hawes I took the main road to Bainbridge and then across the valley to Askrigg, through the village and up to Nappa, the turn is signposted Napp Scar and climb the No-Through Road up towards the house at the top, where it Continue reading

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MTB – Bolton Castle Loop

Another slight variation on my Hawes to Castle Bolton Loop.

Route Distance: Approx 26 miles.Over 13 miles on the Road.
A couple of short steep climbs but mainly flat. Most offroad on flat grassy tracks.GPX-50(1)
Time: Approx 3hours

From Hawes take the main A684 road towards Aysgarth, then when in Aysgarth take the left hand turn towards Aysgarth Falls. Take a breather and have a look at the waterfall, before climbing backup out of the dale to Carperby. Just before Continue reading

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Hawes – MTB tour of Wensleydale

Been meaning to do a variation on this Mountain Bike Ride for quite a while now,

mtbthedales.org.uk – tour of wensleydale

This is a great place to look for riding around the Yorkshire Dales.

Distance: 32 milesGPX-50(1)

Some tough climbs on both road and bridleway and some great long sweeping downhills

So while the weather was good on saturday I set off to do it. My variation being setting off from Hawes and riding over to Semerwater and on to Continue reading

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