Course: Knottallow Tarn Hill Climb
Length:  1.2 mile
Ascent:  160 metres (approx)

Records Date Time Rider Club
Course record 01-Sep-2021 05:41 Dave Huck BCW
Club record 01-Sep-2021 05:41 Dave Huck  
Ladies Course record 09-Sep-2020 06:59 Mary Wilkinson Yorkshire RC
Ladies Club record 11-Sep-2017 07:34 Christina Wiejak  

A steep climb rising 160m in 1.2 miles. Starting on a gentle rise situated north of Ulverston on Old Hall Road (B521) adjacent to Stone Briggs Farm (the Alpaca farm after Old Hall Farm). The course then turns left at the crossroads with Eller Riggs Brow and passes the Chiltern Seed Farm. The riders go through a narrow part between buildings and must obey marshals instructions. The next section is extremely steep (25%) and narrow up to farm buildings. The road levels for a short time before another kick to Knottallow Tarn (local fishing spot) then a lumpy rollercoaster to the finish situated before the T junction.

Where is it?
Starting adjacent to Stone Briggs Farm (the Alpaca Farm) on Old Hall Road (B521) just north of Ulverston. Grid reference 281802, SATNAV- LA12 7PE.

Parking and Safety
Parking is available along the verge of Old Hall Road for a few cars and (depending on the anglers) parking near the top of the course by Knottallow Tarn. Locals are requested to park in/near the Gill and ride up to the start. Riders must take care in the narrows and especially where it becomes very steep. If riders wish to get back to the start whilst racing is underway they will be directed in a short loop rather than back down the course.

Knotallow HC Profile
Knotallow HC Route

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