Snowdon & Lakes
312km cycling event starting from Upton Magna, E of Shrewsbury. Controls at Lake Vyrnwy, Trawsfynydd, Llanberis, Capel Curig and Llangollen, plus 1 information control. From the Wrekin to Snowdon over mighty mountain climbs.
Start with an early morning visit to Shrewsbury then a fast run into Wales for breakfast at Lake Vyrnwy. Seriously hilly middle section over the Bwlch y Groes and the mountain road to Trawsfynydd then past Snowdon to Llanberis where you can recover over a pint of tea in Pete's Eats. On to Bangor then return over Nant Ffrancon to Betws y Coed then an easy run back on the A5 to the final control in Llangollen and the return to the Shire. Entry fee includes food at start & finish plus catered final control at Llangollen (259k). Camping available at Upton Magna village hall Fri & Sat for a small charge.
- 04:48 BST
- 21:31 BST
- C F G L P R T
- Parking free or reasonably priced, at start
- Camping at or near start
- Toilets at the start
- Left luggage secure(ish) at the start
- Refreshments free or reasonably priced, at start and/or finish
- Food some free food and/or drink provided on the ride
- GPS files available from organiser
- John Hamilton
- CTC Shropshire
- Entries to:
- John Hamilton
22 Oaks Crescent
- 15-25 kph
- Total Climb:
- Event No:
The following extra information has been provided by the event organiser:
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- See outline map below.