Honister Pass

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Recommended by 12 out of 12 road cyclists


  • emmie c

    Honister Pass is not the hardest climb in the Lakes at 'just' 1-in-4 (a minor 25% at its steepest), but I'd definitely rate it as one of my favourites. It's 1.4 miles (2.2 km) with an average gradient of 10%, maxing out at 22%. So, for the Lakes, it's well within reason!

    In 2013 the Tour of Britain passed Honister with huge crowds lining the whole climb - three or four deep on the steepest sections and at the top. The weather was pretty horrific too, so it was definitely a spectacle, especially with Nairo Quintana and Dan Martin putting the hammer down.

    • November 6, 2018

  • la2rad

    Stunning, windy single track road.

    • October 28, 2017

  • David

    Just take care with cars - they also like the windy track

    • April 24, 2018

  • David

    Great climb, one of the best in the lakes

    • June 3, 2019

  • Greg

    There is a Via Ferrata there but nit difficult and very expensive.

    • about 22 hours ago

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Location: Cumbria, England, United Kingdom


  • Elevation350 m

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