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Tour of the Black mountains

Hi I'm going to follow the route of the tour of the Black mountains on Sunday 120 miles has anyone done it and if so what times Cheers in advance Andy
Training for the Cycle to Spain and the Quebrantahuesos


  • JamesBJamesB Posts: 1,184
    Yes, just under 8 hours; great route but you`ll find it very exposed, lots of open big hilltops (Gospel Pass, Mynnydd Iltud, Crai, > Ystrafellte section, Llangyndir Mtn spring to mind) if windy so will probably be MUCH harder at this time of year.
    You can always cut ot last big climb up Llangyndir Mtn too and keep on down the valley to Crickhowell .
    Good Luck!! :)
  • WesterbergWesterberg Posts: 652
    yep -agreed with that- VERY exposed. Gospel pass will be a blast as always!
  • vorsprungvorsprung Posts: 1,953
    I wonder if the Millle Cymru is going to hit the Gospel Pass at the same time as the Tour of the Black Mountains? Probably later
  • JamesBJamesB Posts: 1,184
    Note current local forecast also poor for Sunday :( , heavy rain and fresh S winds---it`ll be very blowy and cold on Gospel Pass :(
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