Posted on Feb 23, 2015 at 13:07 PM
A real challenge of a climb with an elevation gain of 295ft and a maximum gradient of 20%. This climb is short at 0.5 miles with an average gradient of 12.2% and the terrain is technical. If you have the ability to clear this climb in one it is time to brag to your friends and family. For a chance to conquer Pexwood Packhorse pick a dry patch in rainy Yorkshire. Climb status very hard (Black) and (Cat 4).
Very Hard – Black
Very Hard climbs will always feature a very steep gradient between 10 and 15% or feature technical terrain that requires a high level of skill to negotiate. This type of climb is a real challenge for anyone and a number of elements come into play on this type of climb. Having a bike that suits you with a good range of gears, health and general cycling fitness are all important to successfully complete a very hard – black climb.
Distance: 0.83 km