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

75KM & 1700M 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 into Esgair Dafydd and the start of Stage 1, which will be a challenging section with a rapid descent towards Llyn Brianne. The scenery continuesis to Stage 2, into upper towy forest before a more gentle road section to Soar y Mynydd chapel and up to Stage 3, around Llyn Brianne reservoir.

3 Timed Special Stages
2 Water stations

Timed Stages
Stage 1 : OTE Reservoir Dogs - 10.6km, 225vm
Stage 2 : Ritchey Outback - 7.6km, 170vm
Stage 3 : Brooks Brianne B17 - 7.0km, 190vm

DAY 2

68KM & 1350M CLIMBING

Day 2 will be almost completely new for riders who have taken part in either previous events. From Cilycwm the route will first head into the favourite stage of 2019, Bryn Arau Duon. New sections follow with a fast stage in Pumpsaint Forest and a final fast stage in Caio.

3 Timed Special Stages
2 Water stations:

Timed Stages
Stage 4 : Lezyne "Lung Buster" - 8.75km, 164vm
Stage 5 : Overland "Back Country" - 4.7km, 110vm
Stage 6 : Orange Seal Endurance - 10.6km, 130vm