Stumped and Dented

Description

206km cycling event starting from Caton, nr Lancaster. Controls at Whalley, Colne, Stump Cross Caverns, Litton, Dent and Caton.

Lumpy route from Caton through the Forest of Bowland and the Yorshire Dales then join up with riders on the the companion event to return via Ribblehead and Dent.

Make sure you and your bicycle are adequately prepared for this innaugural event which offers a challenging but enjoyable route passing through several remote moorland areas. From Caton into the Forest of Bowland for a descent of the Trough then to Whalley for the first control. Skirt Pendle Hill for control number two at Colne then a lumpy section via Skipton to Stump Cross Cavens and cafe at 100km which is the third control. Retrace a few km for a downhill section to Grassington where, a short while later, you may come across folk on the companion event - 'A Bit Dented 150' as both events converge until the end. Gently climb along lovely Littondale to the fourth control at Litton - The Queens Arms pub, then carry on to Halton Gill where the road climbs more steeply before descending to Stainforth. Climb via Horton-in-Ribblesdale past Ribblehead Viaduct then under Denthead Viaduct down to Dent which is the final control. The climb from Dent is steep and short but is rewarded with a long descent of beautiful Barbondale followed by eighteen flat km back to Caton. The finish will be in a local pub where food will be available to purchase. Caton is easy to get to, being just 8km from Lancaster which is situated on the West Coast Mainline and adjacent to the M6 motorway. There are a number of budget hotels in the area. Free car parks and on street parking is available at the start.

Event Date and Location

Distance:
200 km (206 km) in 14h25
Time:
08:00 to finish by 22:25
Starting from:
Caton, nr Lancaster
Fee:
£7.00 (£8.00 when paying with PayPal)
Closing Date:
Sat 17 Oct 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:
3190m
AAA:
3.25
Category:
BR
Body:
Peak Audax CTC
Audax Points:
2
Event No:
20-830

Organiser Information

Organiser:
Darrell Whittle
Email:
darrellwhittle@gmail.com
Phone:
n/a
Website:

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Stumped and Dented

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