Calderdale Off Road Climb 43

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by andy.geall79

Posted on Feb 24, 2015 at 15:13 PM

Heys Lane to Cliffe Lane – Ripponden

This climb has a slight fall at the start down to a stream crossing making it easier to find from the valley floor at Rishworth. The profile on this climb is deceptive covering 0.7 miles with a 1.7% gradient and the steepest sections featuring a 5.8% gradient. This climb is much easier in the dry and throughout the summer than in the winter months when the bridleway becomes muddy and full of puddles. Climb status due to the mass change in conditions is challenging (Blue).

Climb Status

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.



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Distance: 1.12 km

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