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Cicerone Guides: Mountain Biking in the Lake District

Walking / Outdoor Guide

By: Ian Boydon (Author)

192 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps

Cicerone Press

Paperback | waterproof PVC cover | Feb 2011 | #192893 | ISBN-13: 9781852846442
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About this book

Mountain biking in the Lake District describes 24 routes in the Lakes, offering some of the best MTB riding in the UK. The routes are suitable for all abilities of riders, arranged by difficulty, from Kendal to Cleator Moor in the far north-west and Keswick to Winster in the Lyth Valley.


Contents

Introduction
Getting to the Lake District
Accommodation
Equipment
Food
Bike checks
When to ride
Rest and recovery
Routes
Maps
Timings
Rights of way
Trail centres
The dirty dozen

Pre-ride checklist

Short Loops
Route 1 Tour of Loughrigg Fell
Route 2 Spark Bridge
Route 3 Borrowdale and Whinfell
Route 4 Kendal and Brigsteer
Route 5 Hawkshead and Hodge Close
Route 6 Howtown and Askham
Route 7 Elterwater and the Langdales

Medium Loops
Route 8 Muncaster
Route 9 Winster
Route 10 High Newton and Cartmel
Route 11 Tour of Claife Heights and High ray
Route 12 Kentmere Special
Route 13 Cleator Moor

Long Loops
Route 14 Torver and Kirkby Moor
Route 15 Grizedale Grunt
Route 16 Loadpot Hill
Route 17 Blencathra and the Old Coach Road
Route 18 Garburn and Longsleddale
Route 19 Haweswater and Gatesgarth
Route 20 Dunnerdale Enduro

Full Day Loops
Route 21 Parkamoor, Satterthwaite and Hawkshead Monster
Route 22 Tour de Windermere
Route 23 Mealbank, Borrowdalen and the Breasthigh Road
Route 24 Longsleddale, Kentmere and Troutbeck

Appendix Bike shops in the region


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