Posted on Dec 10, 2014 at 12:47 PM
This climb from the outskirts of Hebden Bridge provides the fastest off road link to Blackshaw Head. The climb starts in the valley floor and weaves up through Knott Wood on a fire road track. At 1.6 miles long and an average gradient of 7.7% the climb is a good option all year round with no technical elements. Climb status hard (RED) and (Cat 3).
Hard – Red
Hard climbs will feature a constant level of difficulty or feature a technically difficult section.Climbs of this nature are likely to feature terrain with a gradient between 5 and 10%. This type of climb will really challenge new cyclists and require regular cyclists to increase their efforts to successfully complete this type of climb. The majority of the climbs in the Calderdale area are hard – Red.
Distance: 2.57 km