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MTB Cotterdale/Shunner Fell Loop

Shortish Loop from Hawes through Cotterdale and taking in a tough climb and a fantastic long descent to Hardraw.

Distance: 12milesGPX-50(1)
One long climb, very Steep in places, then 1 long descent
Time: about 2hours

Loop round Cotterdale up the road through the Dale and then climbs up through the Forestry, pretty steep at the top for the last 100m. Then a nice flatish ride along the track round the ridge. Before a fantastic descent down the natural bridleway to Continue reading

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Boxing Day – madness!!!

On Boxing day we deceided to burn off some turkey by going mountain biking. Just a quick route round Cotterdale and Hardraw. What should have taken about an hour took just over 2. The snow was ok to begin with but one we started to descend down into Hardraw, the track had filled in with snow upto 9 inches deep in places. This was also not helped by large expanses of sheet ice. Still a great ride, (apart from what Continue reading

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