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bwlch y groes - blaen-pennant

Basic data & ranking

Average grade: 13.8 %

Length: 2.42 km

Altitude start: 210 m

Altitude top: 545 m

Ascent: 335 m

Maximum: 28 %

bwlch y groes rankings

Difficulty ranking world: 2876 (all)
Ranking Wales: 1 (all)
Ranking Cambrian: 1(all)
Difficulty score: 76.39 what?

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This is the highest pass in North Wales - and does it show! Solidly steep from the hamlet at the bottom, my GPS gave double-figure readings all the way up.

The bwlch y groes is situated in Wales. This climb belongs to the Cambrian. Starting from blaen-pennant, the bwlch y groes ascent is 2.42 km long. Over this distance, you climb 335 heightmeters. The average percentage thus is 13.8 %. The maximum slope is 28 %.

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Story by Andee from Birmingham, United Kingdom, submitted on 14/07/2012
Lord oh lord is this rough.39/25 setup and good god the section just before the right turn to the lake had me nearly at a standstill.Plus beg you don''t get a nasty headwind.It turns a hard climb into a utter slogathon
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