Posted on Mar 09, 2015 at 14:41 PM
The second of the two climbs that leaves the east side of Elland. This climb covers a mile with an average gradient of 4.2% and a maximum of 13.3%. This makes the climb seem easy than it is, basically the lower part of the climb is easy until you reach the traffic calming chicane at the bottom of Lower Edge Rd. From this point the climb is pretty tough until you reach the summit. Climb status hard (Red).
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: 1.6 km