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Mountain Biking In The Lake District

Author : Ian Boydon
ISBN : 9781849657082
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A guidebook of 24 short, medium, long and full-day mountain bike routes in the Lake District. The Lakes offer some of the best MTB riding in the UK. The graded circular rides are arranged by difficulty, from Kendal to Cleator Moor in the far north-west and Keswick to Winster in the Lyth Valley. The Lake District has plentiful and varied trails, and the routes described in this guide offer spectacular views of the famous lakes and great memories time and time again. Choose a route by grade, percentage off-road, length or time at a glance. All routes have clear directions and tips on what to look out for on the way with numbers linking text, OS map extracts and profiles together to show you quickly where you are and where to go next.

Lake District

Author : Goldeneye Map-Guides (Firm)
ISBN : 1859651925
Genre : All terrain cycling
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Features maps that are specifically designed and researched by mountain bikers, for the dedicated off-roader, and these routes follow Public Rights of Way.

Lake District Mountain Biking

Author : Richard Staton
ISBN : 1906148236
Genre : Lake District (England)
File Size : 52. 63 MB
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This guide features 26 mountain bike rides in the Lake District, between 12km and 60km in length, suitable for various levels of mountain bikers. The book features industry-standard Ordnance Survey mapping, and is illustrated with action photography. It helps you to explore rides around Walna Scar, High Street and Borrowdale.

Mountain Biking In Southern And Central Scotland

Author : Peter Edwards
ISBN : 9781783623471
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 77. 43 MB
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This guidebook describes 21 mountain biking routes in central and southern Scotland. It includes the 7stanes trail centre in Dumfries and Galloway, as well as cross-country routes in the Campsie Fells, Pentland Hills and Lammermuirs, the Galloway Forest, Tweed Valley, Cheviots and Lowther Hills. The routes range from 17 to 66km and are graded from moderate to very hard. Taking between 2 and 7 hours to complete, they are intended for reasonably fit mountain bikers with at least some experience. Detailed route descriptions are accompanied by 1:50,000 OS mapping, and the selected routes set out from various points across the area, including Greenock, Glentrool, Peebles and Milngavie, with good access from both Glasgow and Edinburgh. The guidebook also gives an overview of what the region's MTB trail centres have to offer, including the famous 7stanes trail centre, along with advice on equipment, maintenance and safety. Southern and Central Scotland is renowned for its superlative MTB trail centres, but the region's rolling hill country is also traversed by an extensive network of tracks, paths, forest roads and other trails providing endless possibilities for 'free range' mountain biking.

Cycling In The Lake District

Author : Richard Barrett
ISBN : 9781783623389
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 75. 55 MB
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Guidebook to a 5-day cycle tour of the Lake District plus 15 challenging day rides from Keswick, Ambleside, Penrith and bases southwest and southeast of the National Park. Details 2 options each day for the cycle tour, plus a 7-day alternative itinerary. Also outlines other tours including the 112-mile Fred Whitton Challenge, which takes in 7 iconic passes. Step-by-step route descriptions are accompanied by either 1:100,000 or 1:200,000 mapping, together with details on gradient, major climbs and cafes/pubs en route. Also included is a comprehensive 'what to take' checklist plus other practical information such as preparing your bike, packing for a cycle tour, fuelling your ride and more. This comprehensive guidebook also details accommodation options and useful contacts plus information on the district's geology, landscape, plants and wildlife. With its picturesque lakes, lush green dales and high passes, the Lake District offers some of the most scenic and challenging cycling in Britain. Whether touring or day tripping, England's largest National Park will leave you (literally and metaphorically) breathless.

Scrambles In The Lake District North

Author : Brian Evans
ISBN : 9781783623105
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This guidebook describes 110 gill and crag scrambling routes in the south of the Lake District, with sections covering Wasdale, Ennerdale and Buttermere, Borrowdale, Thirlmere, Patterdale, Mardale and Swindale. Each route is graded from Grade 1 straightforward scrambling, through Grades 2 to 4, where the use of a rope is recommended. In addition, a star system (1 to 3 stars) highlights the best routes. The guidebook includes classic routes such as Ill Gill, Kirkfell; Broad Stand, Scafell; Striding Edge; and Pillar Rock. Each section includes a map showing the location of the scrambles, and routes are accompanied by information on the best approach, along with a sketch diagram of the crag and the route line. The book includes invaluable of advice on equipment, safety, rope techniques, and scrambling techniques, as well as notes on access and conservation. The Lake District's rich mix of rocks, gills and crags offers the scrambler a complex variety of routes, often well removed from the beaten track.

Lake District Cumbria Northumberland Footprint Focus Guide

Author : Nicola Gibbs
ISBN : 9781909268159
Genre : Travel
File Size : 58. 85 MB
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From Cumbria, with the wildest and most spectacular scenery in England, to Northumberland, the most unspoilt county, with the extraordinary scenery of the Lake District in between: the North of England will not disappoint. Footprint Focus provides invaluable information on transport, accommodation, eating and entertainment to ensure that your trip includes the best of this attractive region of the UK. • Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around the Lake District, Cumbria & Northumberland. • Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and seek adventure. • Includes information on tour operators and activities, from the holy island of Lindisfarne to exploring Hadrian’s Wall. • Detailed maps for Lake District, Cumbria & Northumberland and around. • Slim enough to fit in your pocket. With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, Footprint Focus Lake District, Cumbria & Northumberland provides concise and comprehensive coverage of one of England’s most striking regions.

Mountain Bike Guide

Author : Jeremy Ashcroft
ISBN : 094815313X
Genre : All terrain cycling
File Size : 56. 44 MB
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A second volume of mountain bike trails which contains 36 new routes following approved rights of way for cyclists in these national parks, including family trips. From the MOUNTAIN BIKE GUIDE series.

Off Road Trails And Quiet Lanes

Author : Keith Bradbury
ISBN : 0954813170
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Off-road trails & Quiet Lanes - Cycling in the Lakes & Dales is a guidebook for the leisure cyclist, the family rider and the enthusiastic mountain biker. It is for the cyclist who values fun, views and lunch stops over grimaces, effort and aching legs. It is ideal for those wanting to use cycling to get fit. It is a book of enjoyable bike rides. Twenty cycle routes, from 5 to 23km in length, explore the best traffic-free lanes and off-road trails of two of Britain's most cycle-friendly national parks. A number of routes stick entirely to quiet roads while others tackle rocky mountain bike trails as they explore hidden valleys and climb to stunning viewpoints. Never too long, too difficult or too remote, the rides are great fun and challenging for cyclists of all ages and abilities. Whether you are a keen rider or part of an enthusiastic family of cyclists, these rides are your route to exploring two of Britain's greatest national parks. Ridden and written by a local rider, these rides are clearly described using step-by-step instructions and feature original maps, route profiles and local area information.

Walking In Derbyshire

Author : Elaine Burkinshaw
ISBN : 9781849655453
Genre : Travel
File Size : 23. 56 MB
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Guidebook to walking in Derbyshire and the Peak District. 60 circular day walks, ranging from 2 to 10 miles (4 to 14km), offer something for walkers of all abilities. The walks start from bases all over the area including Glossop, Buxton, Bakewell, Matlock, Ripley, Ashbourne and Derby. The routes are illustrated with OS map extracts and accompanied with the author's own photographs, as well as including plenty of practical information on getting to and around Derbyshire and the routes. Historic sites including Hardwick Hall, Kedleston Hall, Eyam, Chatsworth House (the fictional Pemberley), New Mills, Cromford, Goyt Valley and Dovedale are also explored, as are Bronze and Iron Age forts, medieval castles and ruined Abbeys. Walking routes pass remnants of ancient civilisations, fine market towns and villages, caverns, castles, country houses and parklands, historic spa resorts and industrial heritage sites, and the book is full of background information detailing the local history.

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