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MTB Ride – Mallerstang “The Thrang” Loop

Route description with video of Mountain Bike Loop ride from Hawes in the Yorkshire Dales.GPX of route

Distance: Approx 24 miles
Time: About 3.5 Hours
Some good climbing and two long descents. Bridleway disappears at one point.
Make sure you have a Map, Compass or a good GPS with map.

The loop I did, started from Hawes and headed out of Town on the Sedbergh road past Cotterdale, before turning right towards Kirby Stephen at the Moorcock Inn. Then after a couple of miles riding along side the railway line, turning off the road at Shaw Paddock Farm following the bridleway, it’s just before the road goes under the railway line.

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MTB – Hawes Mallerstang Loop

Route Distance: approx 16.5 milesGPX-50(1)
1 strenuous climb rest fairly flat.
Time: approx 2hours

Sunday morning ride from Hawes to the entrance of Cotterdale on the road, then over the cattel grid and turn left up the Lady Ann Highway Bridleway. Get ready for a straight up the hill steep climb, luckily most of it is hardpac but higher up its just on grass. Then through the gate and up on to the top past the Lime Kiln. Luckily there`s Continue reading

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MTB, Lady Ann Highway – Yorkshire Dales

A Quick but pleasant ride from Hawes and along the Lady Ann Highway (named after Lady Ann Clifford apparently), over Cottertop to Mallerstang and Hellgill and back along the road past the legendary Moorcock Inn. All taken way back when…   must dig out some of my newer photos of this loop.

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