Mountain Challenge

CLEVELAND WHEELERS MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE RIDES

SUMMARY

When : 9:00 am on Sunday, 28 May 2017.

What : A series of challenging rides over the North York Moors. There are three routes to choose from :-

  • The Standard Route : 44.7 miles, 4750 ft of climbing.
  • The Plus Route : 51.3 miles, 5430  ft of climbing.
  • The Killer Route : 60.5 miles, 7030 ft of climbing.

Entry Fee : £1 (same for each distance, pay at the start).

Start: Tourist Information Centre, High Green Car Park, Great Ayton, TS9 6BJ.

Finish : Fletcher’s Farm Coffee Shop, Little Ayton, TS9 6HZ.

Signing Off Sheet : Fletcher’s.

Cut Off Time : Five hours for all distances.

Certificates : Certificates available to all riders who finish within the cut-off time.

STANDARD ROUTE

Standard Route : Great Ayton, Gribdale, Kildale, Commondale, Castleton, Danby, Lealholm, Glaisdale, Caper Hill, Rosedale, Rosedale Head, Westerdale, Percy Rigg. Kildale, Little Ayton.

Standard Route Map : An interactive map of the Standard Route can be viewed here which also shows the profile. There are also facilities for downloading the route onto GPS devices.

Standard Route Cue Sheet : A printable cue sheet for the Standard Route can be downloaded here.

PLUS ROUTE

Plus Route : Same as the Standard Route as far as Rosedale, but then coming back via the Chimney, Hutton-le-Hole and Blakey Ridge to meet up with the Standard Route again at Rosedale Head

Plus Route Map : An interactive map of the Plus Route can be viewed here which also shows the profile. There are also facilities for downloading the route onto GPS devices.

Plus Route Cue Sheet : A printable cue sheet for the Plus Route can be downloaded here.

KILLER ROUTE

Killer Route : Great Ayton, Gribdale, Kildale, Commondale, Castleton, Danby, Danby Beacon, Ainthorpe, Street, Glaisdale, Caper Hill, Rosedale, Chimney, Hutton-le-Hole, Church Houses, Blakey Bank to meet up with the Standard Route at Rosedale Head.

Killer Route Map : An interactive map of the Killer Route can be viewed here which also shows the profile. There are also facilities for downloading the route onto GPS devices.

Killer Route Cue Sheet : A printable cue sheet for the Killer Route can be downloaded here.

NOTE

Anyone is welcome to enter these rides on the understanding that they do so at their own risk. Please be aware, however, it is not a Sportive. There is no mechanical backup, there are no waymarks on the course nor are there any refreshment stations. Riders need to be familiar with the route, carry their own food and drink and be able to deal with any mechanical problems arising.