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Dark/White Peak 200 Super Grimpeur [4½]

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Dark/White Peak 200
The best bits of the Dark Peak and White Peak, all for the price of one entry fee!
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Total Distance:205km    
Climbing:AAA points: 4½    Total ascent: 4380m      Max elevation: 524m
Route Details:
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Start/finish:Marple (SJ 959 886, between Stockport and Glossop on A626/B6101).

Alternative starts (if you can get a timed receipt, carpark ticket or bank ATM slip to authenticate your start and finish times): Glossop, Holmfirth, Bakewell
Controls:   33km: Holmfirth - shop, cafe, ATM
   82km: Edale - cafe
  118km: Hartington - shop
  136km: Carsington - cafe
  177km: Hope - cafe, shop
  205km: Marple - pub, shop, ATM
Some Useful Cafes:  33km: Holmfirth, Riverside cafe
  44km: Langsett Bank View Cafe
  82km: Edale, Station cafe
 109km: Monyash, Old Smithy Cafe
 135km: Carsington, Visitor Centre cafe
 161km: Monsall Head, Hobbs Cafe
 177km: Hope, Woodbine cafe
Timings:6 hours 50 mins (30 kph) - 14 hours 20 mins (14.3kph )
How to enter:
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Entry Fee:£3.50 for members of AUK or CTC    
£6.50 for nonmembers

(includes Postage and Packing - send no SAEs!)

NB non-member's fee includes a £3.00 supplement for temporary membership of Audax UK valid for the duration of this particular event only and includes compulsory 3rd party insurance coverage. To join AUK visit AUK Membership Information

For those who would like to collect both 4½ AAA points and 2 AUK Championship points, this is the one for you. Get the best of the Dark Peak 100, with it's demanding climbs of Holme Moss, Strines and Mam Nick, and follow that up with the best of the White Peak 100, as we head down through Millers Dale, Hartington and Parwich to reach Carsington Water. The next leg to Hope takes in Elton, Ashford in the Water and Monsall Dale.
Winnats Pass, one of the Peak District's landmark climbs
Winnats Pass, one of the Peak District's landmark climbs

That just leaves the final challenge of Winnats Pass, then it's downhill all the way (more or less!) to Marple
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Rider Numbers
15 2018: 5
14 2017: 8
13 2016: 6
12 2015: 6
11 2014: 7
10 2013: 10
 9 2012: 3
 8 2011: 4
 7 2010: 1
 6 2009: 4
 5 2008: 1
 4 2007: 5
 3 2006: 3
 2 2005: 4
 1 2004: 1
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