Lake District Mountain Biking - Guide Book - £15.95 including P&P

Article submitted by James Kirby

The latest in the best-selling VG guidebook series, Lake District Mountain Biking is a new, compact, comprehensive guide to the best riding in the English Lake District. It contains 27 routes between 12 and 60km long. These routes, put together by Chris Gore and Richard Staton, are again plotted on Harvey Maps and illustrated with photography by Andy Heading.

A compact guide to the best riding in one of the best mountain biking areas in the UK - 224 pages.

Explore classic rides around Walna Scar, High Street and Borrowdale and discover several lesser-known gems. Ride moorland singletrack, tackle massive climbs and rattle along some of the rockiest trails you'll ever encounter on two wheels. Enjoy lakeside cruises, picturesque valleys and 360's using easy-to-follow directions, they are graded for difficulty and plotted on Harvey Maps. A special bonus section includes the best downhill runs, climbs and cruises in the area and special visitor information about the region.

  • Twenty-seven routes, ranging from 12 to 60km in length, graded to indicate their varying levels of difficulty.
  • Each route is described using clear, easy-to-follow directions, features Harvey mapping and a route profile.
  • Illustrated with colour photography and contains route-specific information.
  • The guide's compact size and weight allows it to be carried easily.
  • The sixth title in Vertebrate best-selling series of mountain bikeguides.

Route List:

  1. Blawith Loop
  2. Lake District Mountain BikingClaife Heights
  3. Cartmell Fell
  4. Garburn Pass
  5. Black Combe
  6. Grizedale Loop
  7. Lonscale Fell Loop
  8. Skiddaw
  9. Ullswater Singletrack
  10. Seathwaite & Dunnerdale
  11. Kentmere & Longsleddale
  12. Whitbarrow Scar
  13. Troutbeck & Jenkin Crag
  14. Ings & Winster
  15. Broughton Moor & Seathwaite
  16. Iron Keld & Loughrigg
  17. Miterdale & Eskdale
  18. Helvellyn
  19. Grizedale & Parkamoor Loop
  20. Borrowdale Bash
  21. Grizedale & Esthwaite
  22. Skiddaw Loop
  23. High Street North
  24. Walna Scar
  25. Parkamoor & Tilberthwaite
  26. Big Day Out
  27. High Street & Swindale

Top 10 Downhills
Top 10 Climbs
Top 10 Singletracks

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