Peak Epic 2017
04/06/2017 - Peak District - Sportive
Weeks to go until event: less than 10 weeks
The inaugural PEAK EPIC in 2013 set a new benchmark for a hard Peak District sportive, the 2014-16 events confirmed it as one of, if not, the UK's toughest Grand Fondo's. Up there with the Dragon Ride and the Fred Whitton.
The truly epic long route ascends 4000m (>13000ft) in just 165km (103 miles) across the full breadth of Peak District taking in the; Hope Valley, Edale, Chapel-en-le-Frith, The Goyt Valley/Cat & Fiddle, Macclesfield Forest, Axe Edge, Longnor and finally Lathkill Dale.
The PEAK EPIC will take you over roads you never knew existed and away from the traffic filled major roads.
In addition to the long route there is a Medium - for full route details see the ridewithgps maps and profiles below.
The ride starts and finishes from Lady Manners School in the beautiful Peak District market town of Bakewell.