Malham Cove Climb

Malham Cove Climb

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Recommended by 26 out of 26 road cyclists


  • Roadie Steve 🚴‍♂️

    One of the top 100 climbs in the UK, Malham Cove climb is approximately 2 miles long with an average gradient of 6%. Much of the climbing is in the first mile where the gradient maxes out at around 24%. Malham is a great place with a few pubs, parking and toilets - although it can get busy in Summer as many people come to the area to walk up to Malham Cove.

    • September 7, 2018

  • Tom

    A limestone cliff created by an ancient waterfall, now dry as the river diverted through a cave system

    • October 5, 2019

  • Bernie

    This climb rewards you with some very good views of the impressive rock wall of Malham Cove.

    • April 19, 2020

  • PaulROtley

    Classic Yorkshire climb - short (compared to an Alp), steep, gradient changes all the time.

    • February 27, 2021

  • Colin

    Live locally not as steep as some make out deffienetly not 24% except if you cut corner which is dangerous, high lime stone walls .
    Be careful on decent a sharp off camber left can have you shooting across road into a gate if taken to quick.

    • May 13, 2021

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Location: Craven, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


  • Distance2.09 mi
  • Uphill650 ft
  • Downhill25 ft

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