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MTB Loop from Hawes around by Horton in Ribblesdale

Video of a Route I took this week from Hawes, over to Oughtershaw via the Cam High Road, through Greenfield to Horton in Ribblesdale (great descent to the village). Then back up to Cam End and the Cam High Road before descending back to Hawes down the front of Yorburgh another great descent.

Distance: 32 miles
Time: 4.5 HoursGPX-50(1)
Difficult – some tough climbs and a couple of great descents


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MTB – Buckden and Deepdale Loop

Took a long ride today as I thought this could be one of the last nice days of the year, turn out to be sunny in Wensleydale and the cold and misty on the tops and in Wharfedale, never mind! As they say theres no such thing as bad weather only the wrong type of clothing.

Distance: 30 milesGPX-50(1)
Time: Approx 3.5 hours.
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MTB – Past Snaizeholme towards Ribblehead

Video of a XC loop route from Hawes, past Snaizeholme and Cam towards Ribblehead.

Distance: Approx 20 miles
Time: Approx 2.5 hours
Starts with a long climb on sometimes rocky track, may need some bike carrying. Followed by a fantastic descent on a resurfaced Bridleway.

10 minute video of most of the route.

Loop takes you from Hawes along the B6255 taking the bridleway at the top of the hill, where the road bends after about half a mile. What Continue reading

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MTB – Hawes Lady Ann Highway Loop reversed

Just ridden the Lady Ann Highway Loop in reverse so that I changed the long hard uphill slog into a great long fast grassy descent from Cotter Top to the road junction. See here for the loop details that I normally do, this has a .gpx of the route etc.

Route Distance: approx 16.5 miles,
1 strenuous climb rest fairly flat.GPX-50
Time: approx 2hours

But here’s a video.

 

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