Continuing the theme of last year's event the Etape du Dales will run in a clockwise direction, with the finishing climb being the north side of Fleet Moss.Covering 110 miles in the Yorkshire Dales the Etape du Dales sportive starts and finishes in Threshfield, near Grassington.
Due to popular demand, this year we will again be running a shorter event. So, if you don't feel up to the full distance, or want to try out what the Dales has to offer before commiting to the challenge of the main event, this could be just the ride for you!
How to enter the Etape du Dales
- Bike 110mi
- Bike 61mi
Etape du Dales routes
The Etape du Dales sportive starts and finishes in Threshfield near Grassington. The Etape du Dales route is an extremely difficult ride and requires an excellent level of fitness. It takes in the major climbs in the Yorkshire Dales and that means steep and technical descents as well. The course has good signage but you should be aware of the route and terrain. Make sure you have adequate clothing and your equipment is in perfect order, a bottom gear of 39 x 25-28 minimum is recommended. Please be prepared for multiple punctures on such a ride. Safety is our priority and so tri-bars are not permitted and approved cycle helmets are compulsory.
Etape du Dales weather forecast
Possible light rain in the evening.
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