|Over the Snake Pass and up to Stanage Edge. A cafe stop at Hathersage is followed by the climb through Abney on the way to Monyash cafe. Return to Marple via Millers Dale and Whaley Moor|
This Perm can be ridden on any convenient date (except 09/08/2017, click here for details of Calendar version)
|Total Distance:||109km |
|Climbing:||AAA points: 2½ Total ascent: 2400m Max elevation: 512m|
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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, Hathersage, Ashford in the Water
|Controls:|| 40km: Stanage - INFO|
44km: Hathersage - cafe, shop
53km: Bretton - INFO
70km: Monyash - cafe
109km: Marple - pub, shop, ATM
|Some Useful Cafes:|| 44km: Hathersage, Pool Cafe|
70km: Monyash, Old Smithy Cafe
|Timings:||3 hours 38 mins (30 kph) - 10 hours 54 mins (10 kph )|
|How to enter:||Click here to enter either online via PayPal, or by post with a cheque.|
NB: Send no Stamped Addressed Envelopes, as postal costs are included in the entry fee.
|Entry Fee:||£3.50 for members of AUK or CTC |
£5.50 for nonmembers
(includes Postage and Packing - send no SAEs!)
NB non-member's fee includes a £2.00 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
Climbing the Snake Pass on the
MidPeak Grimpeur (photo: Francis Cooke)
The Perm version of one of the ever-popular August Wednesday rides from Marple.
This ride goes over from Marple to Glossop and the long climb over Snake Pass to Ladybower, followed by a climb up to Stanage Edge, before dropping to Hathersage for a cafe stop at Hathersage Pool.
Another climb then through Abney to the Glider Centre and Bretton, through Ashford-in-the-Water and Kirkdale before the another excellent cafe at Monyash.
Return to Marple through Millers Dale and Buxworth