Yorkshire Dales Mountain Biking: The South Dales is a guidebook to some of the best Mountain biking routes in the one of the UK's most MTB friendly national parks, the Yorkshire Dales. This is the companion guide to "Yorkshire Dales Mountain Biking - The North Dales" and part of the MountainBiking series from Vertebrate Publishing, and as with all of its sister guidebooks features Ordnance survey 1:50 000 Landranger mapping and striking action photography. The 23 routes detailed in this book range from 10 to 80 kilometres in length, with tracks suitable for riders of all abilities. Encompassing Kirkby Lonsdale, Embsay, Kettlewell, Malham, Settle, Austwick and Ribblehead, this guidebook features short riverside cruises, epic tours with fantastic views, moorland singletrack and technical rocky descents.
With each route ridden by the author, this guidebook includes easy-to-follow directions, details of distance, timings, an altitude profile and difficulty, as well as local information, including refreshment stops
Also included is a bonus section with the author's Top Ten Descents, Climbs and Singletracks, as well as an introduction to the nearby Gisburn Forest, and a detailed Appendix with recommended accommodation, places to eat and other relevant local information.