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Stage 7: Pontrhydfendigaid to Lake Vyrnwy — GB Divide

Stage 7: Pontrhydfendigaid to Lake Vyrnwy — GB Divide

61.6 mi
6.9 mph
6,350 ft
6,050 ft
Expert gravel ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly paved surfaces. Suitable for all skill levels.

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Includes a very steep uphill segment

You may need to push your bike.

0.29 mi in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
8.77 mi

Jubilee Arch

Road Cycling Highlight

20.3 mi

Nant Y Moch Reservoir trail

Mountain Biking Highlight

30.1 mi

Through the golf course

Mountain Biking Highlight

30.9 mi

Machynlleth Town Clock

Bike Touring Highlight

55.5 mi

Bwlch Y Groes aka Hellfire Pass

Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

57.5 mi

Fantastic mountain pass

Bike Touring Highlight

61.6 mi



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Singletrack: 143 yd
Path: 22.2 mi
Cycleway: 1.78 mi
Street: 0.82 mi
Road: 34.0 mi
State Road: 2.78 mi


Unpaved: 21.9 mi
Paved: 22.0 mi
Asphalt: 17.7 mi
Unknown: 172 yd

Weather Forecast


The Racing Collective planned a gravel ride.

March 24, 2020


  • The Racing Collective

    This slightly shorter stage leaves the Cambrian Mountains behind to head north to Lake Vyrnwy, Powys. Today’s highlight is certainly the trail alongside Nant-y-Moch reservoir, and the fearsome Bwlch y Groes road climb, also known as Hellfire Pass.


    Start off heading north on the sweeping road, before peeling

    March 24, 2020

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