Cam Road to Hawes
A Classic Ride that uses the Roman Road to access the great descent to Hawes, before climbing again and dropping home at speed. This one also takes in a steep road climb, Fleet Moss, in order to access the Cam Road again, for one of the best descents in the Dales.
Stats: 32 km and 848 metres of ascent
Refreshments & Where to Stay
Bainbridge is a super village and has lots of options nearby for accommodation. Theres also a great cafe in the village.
A terrific route with some hard climbing, amazing views and epic descents.
- Head out of the village of Bainbridge and climb the tarmac road towards Semmer Water, soon meeting the famous bridleway signed ‘Beggarman Road’.
- Climb this awesome bridleway on a rocky surface, crossing the road at 1/3 distance. Summit it at the top of Fleet Moss, joining the Cam Raod continuation.
- Shortly after Fleet Moss a bridleway is signed to the right, descending to Hawes – take this. It’s extremely technical in places and care should be taken. A fast and furious epic trail.
- At a point halway down this descent, a BW junction shows the Pennine Way right and Hawes continuing down the very technical and roocky steps left – take the technical rocky steps with cation.
- At the road turn right and ride into Hawes.
- Take Fleet Moss road climb from Hawes, reaching the top of the Cam Road again.
- Descend to Bainbridge at speed.
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