The Gower Grimpeur

Sunday 18th August 2013

cartoonhillThis Coming Sunday, 18th August, is the Swansea Wheelers Cycling Club Gower Grimpeur. Not for the faint hearted – every hill in Gower from every single side over 100+ miles. Options for bail outs aplenty.

Below is the route and also here for download if you want to print out and tape to the top tube like the pro’s – you know it will make you faster!

GOWER GRIMPEUR

Start at Mumbles Pier – 9:00am

HILL #

  1. BIG APPLE (enter the Gower)
  2. PLUNCH LANE (Estate)
  3. LANGLAND (Bryn Road)
  4. CASWELL (coast road west)
  5. KITTLE (Barland quarry)
  6. PENMAEN (South Gower road)
  7. OXWICH – Castle Hill (Slade road North)
  8. PENRICE (South)
  9. LITTLE REYNOLDSTON
  10. CEFN BRYN (South)
  11. LLETHRID (Mid Gower road)
  12. FAIRWOOD (Mid Gower road)
  13. KILLAY (South Gower road)
  14. DUNVANT
  15. THREE CROSSES (Killan road)
  16. THE WERN (Wern-ddu)
  17. CEFN BYCHAN (Penclawdd R.F.C. hill)
  18. THE RALLT (Llanmorlais Primary School Hill)
  19. LLANRHIDIAN (Marsh road)
  20. LLANMADOC (Brit Inn hill)
  21. LLANGENNITH WEST (X @ Hillend café)
  22. LLANGENNITH EAST
  23. BURRY GREEN
  24. STEMBRIDGE
  25. CEFN BRYN (North)
  26. KNELSTON
  27. OVERTON (out of Porteynon)
  28. MIDDLETON
  29. PITTON
  30. CEFN BRYN (West) (Fairy Hill)
  31. PENRICE (North)
  32. OXWICH – Castle Hill (Slade Road South)
  33. OXWICH (Nicholaston Woods Hill)
  34. LUNNON (Shepherd’s Hill)
  35. ILSTON (Village road)
  36. PENNARD (Sandy Lane)
  37. BISHOPSTON (Portway)
  38. CASWELL (coast road east)
  39. LANGLAND (Traffic light hill)
  40. MUMBLES (Western Lane).

Good luck and remember – Mumbles Pier at 9:00 NOT the Stadium

Mark W

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