Ullswater and Alston

Description

162km cycling event starting from Hallbankgate. Controls at Shap, Alston and Hallbankgate., plus 2 information controls.

A loop around the northern section of Ullswater, the Eden and Lowther Valleys before a climb of Hartside. Mainly quiet roads with some great views (in good weather). Lots of options for cafes other than controls.

From Hallbankgate the route goes south west to the western shores of Ullswater and through Pooley Bridge. Hopefully the new bridge will be finished for the event. The southern section of the route goes through Shap, Orton and across Great Asby Scar Nature Reserve before heading North. The route crosses the river Eden at Appleby before heading to Melmerby to begin the climb of Hartside and a final control at Alston before the arrivee at Hallbankgate. Start in the community café and finish in the pub. Something to eat at the finish included in your entry fee. Entry is limited and will close when the events are full. Facebook page Tyneside Vagabonds Audax Events

Event Date and Location

Distance:
150 km (162 km) in 11h20
Time:
09:00 to finish by 20:20
Starting from:
Hallbankgate
Fee:
£8.00
Closing Date:
Mon 07 Sep 2020

PARENTAL CONSENT is required for entrants under 18 years of age. We are currently unable to accept online entries for non-member riders under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please complete a postal entry. Parents should note the information on the entry form and be aware that this is an individual ride without leaders.

Event Information

Speed:
14.3-30 km/h
Climb:
2140m
AAA:
2
Category:
BP
Body:
Tyneside Vagabonds
Audax Points:
0
Event No:
20-4

Organiser Information

Organiser:
Andy Berne
Email:
andy@dixonberne.plus.com
Phone:
07875224229
Website:

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Facilities

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Parking at start
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Event Weather Information

Start Location

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Route Map

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