Yorkshire Dales Gravel Epic

Secondary header image
1 / 2
Secondary header image
Secondary header image

Yorkshire Dales Gravel Epic
Not quite ready to book?

Save this event for later and come back to it when you're ready.

Take on this truly awesome Yorkshire Dales gravel ride, tackling some amazing landscapes including the Pennine Way and Semer Water. This gravel ride will not disappoint with most of the ride covering remote and stunning off-road landscapes. Come for the glorious scenery.
Long Route - 89k and Medium Route - 66k
View details
Sun 7th May 2023
View logistics
Skipton, United Kingdom
View location
Perks of booking with Let's Do This

Best price guarantee


Official booking partner

We're #1 in customer satisfaction

The event experience

Based on location

Invite friends, earn credit

After booking your event, invite your friends to join you and you'll get £5 credit if they make it their first Let's Do This booking.

Where and when
Skipton BD23, UK
Start times
Sun 7th May 2023
Long Route - 89k:
8:00am |
Medium Route - 66k:
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Yorkshire Dales Gravel Epic
Long Route - 89k
1 Loop
Medium Route - 66k
Route information
Long Route
Distance: 89km
Elevation: 1950m
Percentage of Route Off Road: 50%
This ride starts in Skipton and eases riders in with a gentle 6k before the first climb - part tarmac, part gravel at 5.7k averaging 4.5%. Waiting on the other side of the climb is a descent into remote moorland into the heart of the Dales. Most of the ride will take riders in and around Malham Tarn on hard-packed gravel and dirt. Picturesque views will follow riders making for a picture-perfect background.
The next 30k sees some rolling sections, but no massive hills, before the second main climb of the door - 1.5k at 11%.
After one more feed station the route heads back into Skipton over one final climb and roll into the race village.
Medium Route
Distance: 67km
Elevation: 1400m
Percentage of Route Off Road: 50%
The medium route cuts out 23k of rolling terrain to the west of the long route and contains the main three climbs of the day and some glorious rolling through the remote & beautiful Dales.
What's included
  • Route GPX (sent out one week before)
  • Feed stations with fruit, cakes, coke, water & more
  • Beer at finish line
  • Fully way-marked route
  • Chip-timed results
  • Race Village
  • Free parking
  • Toilets
  • Rider support vans
How to get there
Skipton BD23, UK
Get full directionsExternalLink
There is free on-site parking included in your entry.
Event day logistics
07:45 Ride village opens
08:00 – 09:30 The Ridgeway Gravel X starts
17:30 Ride village closes
19:00 Links to ride times and photos sent to participants
Mechanical issues
There will be mechanics at all aid stations and ride captains to also help with any bike issues.
Race Village
At the race village, there will be toilets coffee, cake, and lots of food trucks to try.
Feed stations
Feed stations will have water, coke, cake, fruit and sports nutrition bars and nut butter. They will be approximately every 30 kilometres.
What bike do I need for the Yorkshire Dales Gravel Epic?
Please bring a gravel or mountain bike with 40mm tyres or wider.
What kit do I need for the Yorkshire Dales Gravel Epic?
Please bring the following kit: Bike with wide (40mm plus) tyres/mountain bike, water bottle, basic puncture repair kit, spare inner tubes and a helmet (compulsory).
Is there parking available at the Yorkshire Dales Gravel Epic?
Yes, there will be free on-site parking at the race village which is included in your entry.
This event currently has no reviews, why not be the first? You could help someone find their perfect event.
Event passed
Results & Photos

8th Floor, Orion House, 5 Upper St Martins Lane,

London, WC2H 9EA

Reg number 10083277

Follow Us