This is certainly a massive effort for anyone who has never ridden a mountain bike and you will need to step up with some serious training to get you to the Start line. However, it’s doable with mental preparation and a good physical training regime and if you are an experienced road cyclist already, you will have the legs for this – all you will need to work on is a bit of off-road technique, reliability and some maintenance know-how!
The Crossing is designed to be accessible for a large cross-section of adventurers and will suit those looking to step up from day riding or to try something “similar but different” from Endurance events such as our own Scotland Coast to Coast multi-sport adventure. This challenge is similar is largely off-road, the principle is the same: A great adventure over a long weekend for those who aspire to spend time pursuing challenge goals in the great outdoors
Spectator camping passes are for sale. Upgrades are also available to book campervan pitches and bell tents with mattresses and bedding. Click here to find out more about the camping options.
Be prepared for only one point enroute where you will be able to access drinking water. Therefore it is essential you have capacity to carry at least 2L of water with you.