Countisbury Hill

Countisbury climbs from the town of Lynton up to Kipscombe Cross on the northern fringes of Exmoor national park. In the initial section, the climb offers great views of the Bristol Channel to the left. The gradient constantly changes. with the hardest section at the start as it climbs away from the river Elyn. For 2km, the climb averages around 9% before a final kick in the tail near the summit.

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Countisbury Hill. Photo Simone A. Bertinotti CC

Details of the climb

  • Location: Lynton, Devon, S.W England.
  • Distance: 3.2 km
  • Average gradient: 9%
  • Maximum gradient: 19%
  • Height gain 290m
  • 100 climbs: 101
  • Strava segment
  • Everesting = 8848/300 = 31 ascents – 198.4 km.
  • Direction: east
  • KOM: 10.15 – 18.9 km/h
  • QOM: 16.54 – 11.5 km/h
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