Posted on Feb 25, 2015 at 13:09 PM
To get to the start of Siddal Top you will have more than likely climbed Whitegate or Phoebe Lane to reach this point. This climb starts off fairly easy passing behind two old mill towers before forking left onto a bridleway. The climb takes a further sharp left turn and the gradient and the terrain become more challenging. The profile covers 0.7 miles with an 8.4% average gradient and 12.2% maximum gradient. The upper sections of this climb in the wet will become much more difficult to ride. Climb status hard (Red) and (Cat 4).
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: 1.12 km