3.3 miles
350 ft
-347 ft
922 ft
High Point

Autumn Lockdown Challenge
With the restrictions getting a little stricter, and the news constantly being full of pandemic, the success of the first Lockdown Challenge got me thinking it might be time to set a new challenge for riders to focus on.

This time there is a slight difference, with riders having the option to make the challenge as tough as they want to, ranging from easy to extremely difficult..

I’ve devised a route made up of 5 separate loops, all of which start and finish at the crossroads in Church Stretton. The complete route is a very challenging 100km with 2,700m of climbing, enough to test even the fittest of riders to complete in a single day.
The idea of having a series of loops is you can challenge yourself to do as much as you feel happy with, and you have the option to stop and get refreshments/food reasonably regularly. Church Stretton has lots of parking availability, as well as a number of pubs, cafes and shops to stock up in.

Detailed Description
Autumn Lockdown Challenge Loop 1 - The Batches is a 3 mile less popular red route located near Shrewsbury. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route climbs 350 ft with a max elevation of 922 ft then descends -347 ft.
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More Stats for Autumn Lockdown Challenge Loop 1 - The Batches mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    610 ft
  • Altitude start
    660 ft
  • Altitude end
    663 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    2,956 ft
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