hull to north york moors loop (local info appreciated)

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hull to north york moors loop (local info appreciated)

Postby techno mail » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:48 pm

I've planned a nearly 300km loop from Hull to the highest points in the Wolds and Moors: https://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=ksosdmmupsjlywsn
Would appreciate any pointers towards good trails near to the planned route. Ta!
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Re: hull to north york moors loop (local info appreciated)

Postby whitestone » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:16 pm

At Appleton Le Moors take the road east of the one you've chosen and pick up the trail that follows the valley to rejoin your track just before it reaches Chimney Bank. The route you currently have is land rover tracks on the moor.

The section from Rosedale Abbey follows the old railway, I assume that's what you wanted? It's very easy riding apart from two sections that have become flooded so there's a bit of work avoiding them
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Re: hull to north york moors loop (local info appreciated)

Postby whitestone » Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:18 pm

whitestone wrote:At Appleton Le Moors take the road east of the one you've chosen and pick up the trail that follows the valley to rejoin your track just before it reaches Chimney Bank. The route you currently have is land rover tracks on the moor.

The section from Rosedale Abbey follows the old railway, I assume that's what you wanted? It's very easy riding apart from two sections that have become flooded so there's a bit of work avoiding them


Just realised your route is clockwise, so after turning off Chimney Bank instead of pulling onto the moors keep in the valley bottom.
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Re: hull to north york moors loop (local info appreciated)

Postby techno mail » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:10 pm

whitestone wrote:
whitestone wrote:At Appleton Le Moors take the road east of the one you've chosen and pick up the trail that follows the valley to rejoin your track just before it reaches Chimney Bank. The route you currently have is land rover tracks on the moor.

The section from Rosedale Abbey follows the old railway, I assume that's what you wanted? It's very easy riding apart from two sections that have become flooded so there's a bit of work avoiding them


Just realised your route is clockwise, so after turning off Chimney Bank instead of pulling onto the moors keep in the valley bottom.


thanks bob :-bd
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Re: hull to north york moors loop (local info appreciated)

Postby techno mail » Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:24 pm

another slight change that needed to be made, ride past Cropton Brewery, now just need to make sure we time it right!
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Re: hull to north york moors loop (local info appreciated)

Postby whitestone » Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:11 am

Yes, that's the trail. There's a BW following the river south from Cropton but don't bother, it's really boggy through the woods.
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Re: hull to north york moors loop (local info appreciated)

Postby techno mail » Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:23 am

whitestone wrote:Yes, that's the trail. There's a BW following the river south from Cropton but don't bother, it's really boggy through the woods.

Brilliant, thanks.
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