Posted on Jan 23, 2015 at 14:28 PM
A 1.6 mile climb in the Calderdale highlands that can often be exposed to the Yorkshire weather. The average gradient is just over 4% and the steepest sections at 9.2% gradient provide a challenge. The surface can sometimes be loose effecting traction and the hardest part of the climb is near the top. Compared to other Calderdale off road climbs this could be classed as easy. Climb status challenging (Blue) and (Cat 4).
Challenging – Blue
Challenging climbs are likely to feature an average gradient between 3 and 5% and can feature some technical difficulty. These climbs are ideal for people who have a good level of fitness and want to improve their ability to climb and feel a sense of achievement.
Distance: 2.5 km