Distance: 6.11km ; Elevation Gain: 401 m
Average Gradient 6.5 %
Before actually reaching the top of Llangynidr Mountain, riders will turn left and descend into Llangattock. The climb from Llangattock has significant stretches in excess of 10%.
Distance: 5.86km ; Elevation Gain: 399m
Average Gradient 7%
Setting off from The Old Station Hub, riders will tackle their first climb of the day – LLangyndir Mountain. Known as the hill of two halves, the LLangyndir Mountain climb begins by meandering through some of the most beautiful pastoral scenes in the Brecon Beacons National Park.
The road with no name….
Open for the public all year round unless there are Army exercise (otherwise our riders will need to take a detour). It really is a riders delight, smooth tarmac, numerous blind turns and blind summits, with passing areas.
Distance: 2.43km; Elevation Gain: 130m
Average Gradient 5%
Distance: 7.38km; Elevation Gain 176m
Average Gradient: 2%
Once our riders reach the far north of Day 2 after tackling the “Afon Ystwyth segment”, our riders will encounter the famous Elan Valley. With its breathtaking landscapes and abundance of wildlife, the Elan Valley is a hidden gem located…
Distance: 7.96km; Elevation Gain: 181m
Average Gradient 2%
Distance 5.86km; Elevation Gain 399m;
Average Gradient 7%;
After a good nights rest, our riders will warm up the legs again by heading-up LLangyndir Mountain. Our riders wont quite reach the summit but close to the summit they will turn left and head down the fabulous descent into Llangattock.
Distance: 11.63km ; Elevation Gain: 203m
Average Gradient 2%
Trefechan to Pontsticilli Reservoir climb will be the final climb of the day for our riders before they head back for some well deserved rest at the Hard As Nails Headquarters in Talybont On Usk.
Distance: 1.87km ; Elevation Gain: 184 m
Average Gradient 10%
No part of it is easy, but it’s the first of two hairpins that make it notorious. The gradient on the inside of the bend is estimated to be somewhere in excess of 30%, and while you’d be daft to try riding over that bit, the outside isn’t exactly a piece of cake either.