Etape du dalesThe Etape du Dales is a cyclosportive event held each May. This is a long route involving seven main challenging climbs and descents. Make sure you and your bike are prepared for a long day out.
The Etape du Dales is one of the best known cyclosportives in the country and takes place each May. This is a major undertaking taking in 110 miles of riding over seven major climbs, but if you are looking for a challenge this could be it. The route takes in such iconic climbs as Fleet Moss, Buttertubs, Tan Hill, Lamps Moss, the Coal Road and Newby Head. If you doing this unsupported then there are plenty of places on route to refuel.
If available, the 'GPX' (or GPS Exchange format) files for each route are text files that can be read by GPS devices as a series of waypoints along each route.