Ride the Clwyds of North East Wales

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Off Road (Trail) Biking
Nov 10
2019

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20 kms (12.5 miles) 4 - 5 hours

This 20 km loop is one of the best rides in the Clwydian Hills.  It starts at the Pump House car park close to the tiny village of Cilcain to the north of Moel Famau.

We start a long and gradual climb, first on track then onto grassy bridleway and single track, up to meet the Offa's Dyke Path just below the summit of Moel Famau.  No mean feat but the reward is some superb grassy doubletrack before a sinuous moorland singletrack brings us down to the village of Llangynhafal and our stop for lunch.

This descent is fast and fun but do watch out for walkers on their way up.

Don't eat too much lunch would be my advice.  Our return leg follows road and track up and up towards, and within touching distance of Moel Arthur.  To our right is Moel Llys-y-coed and we'll loop right round the mountain before some of the best singletrack North Wales has to offer takes us down to the reservoir at Garth.  From here a couple of kms on hardpack takes us back to the car park to conclude an excellent ride.  

This ride is the culmination of a number of events of what promises to be a great weekend with ODL friends.

On the Saturday before, ODL will be entering a team for the Help for Heroes fell run at Betws-y-Coed.  Further details of the event can be found by following the link below:

https://www.outdoorlads.com/events/betws-y-coed-trail-challenge-2019-191109

There is also an MTB event on the Saturday at Penmachno, Further details of the event can be found by following the link below:

https://www.outdoorlads.com/events/penmachno-mtb-191109

On the Saturday evening why not join us at the social, this is a great event which we run annually after the fell run. In fact if you don't fancy the run or the ride, why not just come along to the social to catch up with old friends and meet new ones.  Details of the social can be found by following the link below:

https://www.outdoorlads.com/events/north-wales-social-191109

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