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Monsal Head – Peak District UK

Monsal Head – Peak District UK

This beautiful climb up to Monsal Head takes you up to one of the most famous views in the Peak District, this is a short but challenging climb. KEY STATS Distance: 0.6km Elev gain: 61m Starting Elevation: 174m Final Elevation: 230m Avg Grade: 8.7% Max […]

Mam Nick hill climb – Peak District UK

Mam Nick hill climb – Peak District UK

One of my favourite hills and only a short ride out of Sheffield where I live, this hill is always challenging but worth it for the amazing scenery. Snowy Mam Nick photo credit: Simon Walkden. KEY STATS Distance:2.1 km Elev gain:201 m Starting Elevation:258 m Final Elevation:460 m Avg […]

Passo Giau – Italian Dolomites

Passo Giau – Italian Dolomites

A regular at the Giro d’Italia, and you can see why. This leg busting 9.7km climb tests the strongest riders. Key Stats Distance: 9.8 km Elev Gain: 922 m Starting elevation: 1314 m Final elevation: 2236 m Avg Grade: 9.1 % Max Grade: 16.2 % Difficulty Rating: 10 / 10 The Climb This […]