Sunday 17th May 2015 – Long & Hilly

Sunday 17th May 2015 – Long & Hilly

92 miles, 7,219ft of climbing. Route plotted by Simon on Strava

The route starts at Saints Health & Fitness in Meliden – before taking the direct route to Rhuddlan. The cycle path then to St Asaph. Up through the business park – past Engine Hill, and on to Moelfre and the crossroads. Right towards Llanfair TH, where we take a right before – and then ascend up to Bylchau – and onto the moors.

A left at Llyn Brenig, taking us past the lake and over to Cerrigydrudion. A5 to the Chocolate Shop and then the ascent to Ysbty Ifan. Having ascended there to the top, a right to Cwm Penmachno, and back down to the A5. On to Betws Y Coed then Llanrwst and then back up before the descent back down to Llanfair TH. Badger Alley, and staying on that toward Trefnant, before dropping back to St Asaph before the wall. Returning from there to Meliden via Rhuddlan.

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