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Rivington circular.

bowserbowser Posts: 163
edited October 2012 in Routes
hi. did a circular route of rivington nr chorley yesterday. some good natural trails with plenty of route options
and varying terrain. one steep road section.
http://www.endomondo.com/workouts/oWbGXEN8dDc
i started and finished from the car park near the school.
a great finish riding along reservoir past go ape .
you can detour to the lower barn cafe for some decent grub !
as you can see between points 4 and 5 i went off route slightly
there is a bridleway sign on right on track down from the pike. i retraced my steps
to it! nice steep descent here with 2 gates to negotiate
:)

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  • antflyantfly Posts: 3,448
    Access denied.
    Smarter than the average bear.
  • bowserbowser Posts: 163
    sorry any idea how i make it accessible ?
    :oops:
  • antflyantfly Posts: 3,448
    It works now, if you are Ken.
    Smarter than the average bear.
  • bowserbowser Posts: 163
    nice one. had not changed private to public viewing on endomondo website
    first time ive posted anything up from there.
    thanks for letting me know! 8) 8)
  • mintedoxmintedox Posts: 273
    There's loads and loads more fun to be had inside that map, go and explore more :D
    Papa? Nicole
  • bowserbowser Posts: 163
    i did the route over the old lead mines to healey nab the other week
    there seem to be loads of natural trails to ride round this area
    could do to avoid the road links if poss
    will have to investigate more
    8) 8)
  • compocompo Posts: 1,370
    Oh there's plenty more. Try going off the back of the mast road down to Belmont; along the witton weavers' way; round Darwen/Jubilee Tower and then back through Brinscall
  • bowserbowser Posts: 163
    Sounds good
    any links to that route?
    Or will google map it :)
  • compocompo Posts: 1,370
    Sorry, no links; just local knowledge I'm afraid. I'm sure Google may have something though
  • bowserbowser Posts: 163
    no probs
    always looking for new trails to ride.
    interested in doing forest of bowland as in mbuk this month
    bowser 8) 8)
  • mintedoxmintedox Posts: 273
    I've done that, hard work and a scary as hell descent that made me fear for my life. Brilliant views though.
    Papa? Nicole
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