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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!

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Some taken on my usual short loops above Burtersett and then then sunnier looking ones on a loop from Hawes over to Continue reading

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MTB – Carpley Green and the Stake Road

Loop from Hawes east up to Cubeck then along and up the Bridleway past Carpley Green across to the Stake road and down to Semerwater. Then back over the top to Hawes.

Distance: Approx 18 miles
Time: Approx 3 hours
2 Long hard climbs (one very steep but on road) and 2 great descents.

10 minute video of most of the ride from Cubeck to Burtersett.

Route Details

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Map of the route.

From Hawes take the A684 towards Aygarth, after Continue reading

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MTB – Hawes Wharfedale Loop

Route Distance: Approx 26 milesGPX-50(1)
Rating: Hard with Several Long Steep Climbs
Time:3.5 Hours

From Hawes take the road to Burtersett and then ride up through Burtersett to the Roman Road, take the branch up to the right and follow the Bridleway (Old Roman Road) for about 4 miles until you meet the main road to Wharfedale. Follow the road over the top and then down the long steep, and in places single track road through Oughtershaw and along the Continue reading

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MTB in the Dales – (ain`t they all)

Just had a couple of great days mountain biking.

Friday great 20 mile loop from Hawes, up to Burtersett and then up the Roman road to Cam Farm, then the bridleway to Newby Head at the top of Widdle. Then 800m on the Dent Road and turned up the Pennine Bridleway towards Arten Gill Moss, heck of a steep climb here. Then across the top to the junction of the Newby Head – Coal Road -Stone House and Widdle Bridleways. Continue reading

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