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Lee Lane to Swales Moore - shibden mill halifax


Basic data & ranking

Average grade: 9.1 %

Length: 1.8 km

Height start: 158 m

Height top: 322 m

Elevation gain: 164 m

Maximum: 25 %

Lee Lane to Swales Moore rankings

Difficulty ranking world: 6630 (all)
Ranking England: 48 (all)
Difficulty score: 34.94 what?

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Description

This is short very steep "Flanders", style cobble climb of 1,8 KM. It starts with an 10% ramp of about 20 meters into a 25% cobble section which lasts for most the climb and then ends with a 6% finish at the top of Swales Moore.

The Lee Lane to Swales Moore is situated in West Yorkshire . Starting from shibden mill halifax, the Lee Lane to Swales Moore ascent is 1.8 km long. Over this distance, you climb 164 heightmeters. The average percentage thus is 9.1 %.

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Story by Andrew Poland from Oxenhope, United Kingdom, submitted on 20/08/2012
This is the Shibden Wall. The stats here are misleading in the extreme! Climb ends at T junction. Stats are: 920 metres of which 500m is cobbled. Full climb avg 14.1% and cobbled part avg 17.4%. Max slope reaches 24% just before first wicked right hander and holds over 21% through big left hander. Riding right hand pavement on top 1/4 of climb is cheating! These cobbles have big gaps higher up and difficult to pick a good line. Maybe UK''s most iconic cobbled climb?
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Story by mac from Leeds, United Kingdom, submitted on 03/11/2011
Very innocent start - you don''t know what''s round the corner! Then it''s hard - the cobbles make it very hard. I was riding 42/22 but had to drop it to 30/22 - I wouldn''t have made it otherwise. It really is much more difficult than it may look like. I don''t know if Rosedale Chimney was much harder...
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