In pictures: Cyclists tackle steep Winnats Pass climb as return returns after 40 years

No pain, no gain for these intrepid cyclists who raced up a Peak District landmark.

By The Newsroom
Monday, 1st November 2021, 11:49 am

Straining their bodies, faces and bicycles, competitors braved torrential rain as they struggle up Winnats Pass near Castleton. The Road Time Trials Council National Hill Climb event, last held here in 1977, saw 300 cyclists in action.

All pictures by Rod Kirkpatrick.

Strining their bodies, faces and bicycles, competitors brave torrential rain as they struggle up Winnats Pass in the Derbyshire Peak District near Castleton.

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National Hill Climb event.
National Hill Climb event.
National Hill Climb event taken by Rod Kirkpatrick.
National Hill Climb event taken by Rod Kirkpatrick.