2 DAYS OF INCREDIBLE RIDING WITH 6 TIMED STAGES PACKED FULL OF FUN RIDING AND BREATHTAKING SCENERY
DETAILS OF TIMED STAGES WILL ONLY BE RELEASED IN THE WEEK BEFORE THE EVENT TO AVOID ANYONE HAVING AN UNFAIR ADVANTAGE

DAY 1

82KM & 1800M CLIMBING

Day 1 of Gritfest will take riders into the heart of Mid Wales and the spectacular landscape around the Upper Towy Valley. Starting with a climb to Llyn Brianne and the start of Stage 1, which will be a timed section around the edge of the reservoir. The route will continue North with the longest timed stage of the weekend, followed shortly by a fast undulating stage. The final section will be an un-timed ride around the tarmac that follows the permitter of Llyn Brianne, and then downhill to the finish in Cilycwm.

3 Timed Special Stages
2 Feed & water stations

Timed Stages
Stage 1 : GSG Escalator - Gradual uphill (5.8km / 155vm)
Stage 2 : Precision Fuel & Hydration Colossus - Undulating (18.9km / 380vm)
Stage 3 : Kinesis Attack - Undulating (7.5km / 105vm)

DAY 2

59KM & 1500M CLIMBING

Day 2 will start with a riders firm favourite from previous years, and the only stage that is a repeat, within Bryn Arau Duon. After the extremely fun, twisty Stage 1, the biggest (untimed) climb of the weekend takes riders to the start of Stage 2, which is a fast, downhill stage. The final stage is another fast descent, within a new, previously unused forestry block feature new stages and a new forest block and then a short, easy ride back to the arena and finish.

3 Timed Special Stages
2 Feed & water stations

Timed Stages
Stage 4 : Lauf Seigla – Fast, Undualting (9.2km / 182vm)
Stage 5 : Terra Cymru Drop-In - Downhill (6.1km / 48vm)
Stage 6 : Name TBC - Downhill (3.4km / 0vm)