The event HQ is Norwood Social Hall, Bland Hill, Norwood HG3 1TB, which is just off the B6541 (after the top of Norwood Edge). The hall will be open from 12 noon so you can use this between rides as a base if you wish. The prize presentation will take place at HQ after the Norwood Edge Hill Climb and tea/coffee/cakes will also be available. It is approximately 5 minutes from Norwood Edge. There is reasonable parking at and around the hall however please do be aware of resident’s driveways around the area.
Please remove cycling shoes before entering the hall.
STAGE 1 – V8910 GUISE CLIFF (PATELEY BRIDGE) – first rider off at 11.01.
Start on Nought Moor Road (unclassified road direction south off the B6265 Pateley Bridge to Grassington road) five yards past telegraph pole number 6 adjacent to driveway to High Westcliffe. Climb south to finish at crest of hill. Approximately 1400 yards.
To find, take the B6265 west out of Pateley Bridge signposted Grassington. Directly opposite the Royal Oak pub is a road signposted 'Bewerley Hall Farm 1'. This takes you to the course. There is no parking at the start. Competitors should park in the car-parks in Pateley Bridge. The cost for two hours is currently 70p – see http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/prkg/Pages/Car-Parks-in-Pateley-Bridge.aspx. It is approximately 1.5 miles from the car parks to the hill so please allow at least 15 minutes getting to the start. (Post Code: HG3 5JA or Grid Ref: SE15863744)
Record – Tejvan Pettinger 3-25.0 1st October 2011
STAGE 2 – V897 NORWOOD EDGE - first rider off at 13.01.
Start 3 miles north of Otley on the B6451 at a grate on west side of road just north of bridge over reservoir. Finish at top of hill approximately 50 yards before junction of road to TV booster aerial. The B6451 is the Otley to Pateley Bridge Road. Please park sensibly and allow room for the start timekeeper. There is very limited parking at the start but there is a car park half way up on the left hand side and at the event HQ. Please avoid parking at the top of the hill. (Post Code: LS21 2RD or Grid Ref: SE21049501)
Record – Jeff Wright 4-42.0 15th October 1994
Just as a reminder for those riders new to hill climbs please note: You will not receive a push start; the start marshal will only hold you up.
NUMBERS & SIGNING ON will be close to the start of Guise Cliff.
Please retain your number for stage 2 and sign both sign-on sheets
NOTE – Under 16/Junior riders must wear a hard-shell helmet – CTT regulation 15