One Ride, 8,848m Climbed: Everest The Highest Peak In Wales

Joe Robinson 14 May 2018 Official event that sees riders climb the height of Everest in the Welsh valleys returns for a second year The masochistic craze of 'Everesting' on your bike has quickly become one of the toughest challenges an individual can do on his or her bike. Simply, it asks you to repeatedly climb up a hill until you have matched the same vertical ascent as the peak of Mount Everest. This leg-sapping effort will see you climb 8,848m in one ride - easily eclipsing even the toughest Grand Tour mountain days - and for the second year in a row, you can be part of the UK's only organised Eversting challenge. Organised by Drover Cycles, the event starts on the cusp of the Brecon Beacons National Park, with riders climbing Gospel Pass in the Black Mountains, the highest road in Wales accessible to motorised vehicles. To reach ...

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