Stage 8: Strathdon to Kyle of Sutherland

Another incredible day of riding through the heart of Scotland with mountains and forests

If you are feeling good this will probably be the day when it begins to sink in that the challenge is slowly coming to an end. If you are exhausted you will begin to feel that the finish is within touching distance. You will face tough climbs up the infamous Lecht Hill at the very start of the Ride and also at the Ski Resort before your descent to the finish at the Kyle of Sutherland.

Key stats

  • Distance: 118.8 miles
  • Ascent: 6,515ft
  • Challenge Rating: 5/5

Highlights of the Day

  • Lecht Road
  • Tomintoul village- Whiskey area
  • Dulsie Bridge

Top Tip

The climbs in Scotland are long, but aren’t as steep as the ones you have taken on in England. Get into a nice steady rhythm and cheer each other on to the tops.
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Contact Info

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Wandsworth, SW18 4GQ
Call us at 0845-486-2012
(09:30-13:30 Mon-Fri)

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