Posted on Nov 03, 2014 at 14:49 PM
The climb up North Dean Woods is hard, once you have rolled over the river bridge the climb ramps up and the surface can be loose in parts. The first section is the most difficult and the climb has a few nasty kicks to challenge the strongest riders. Once you have made it to the hairpin turn left the climb is much easier up to the cross roads. The profile covers 0.7 miles with an average gradient of 8.9% and a maximum gradient of 14.2%. Climb status hard (Red) and (Cat 4).
Hard climbs will feature aconstant 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: 1.1 km