Posted on Dec 10, 2014 at 08:43 AM
A hard (RED) climb mainly due to the length at 1.8 miles and max gradient of over 17%. The climb consists of tarmac, good surfaced bridleways with water features and old farm tracks. The upper section of this climb can suffer from standing water after long periods of rain. (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.