This hillclimb event is one of the most popular hillclimb events in the Derbyshire area. The picturesque setting of Monsal Dale attracts a large crowd, even on an October Sunday morning.
The event, first run in 1930 attracts riders from local club level to seasoned professionals. Past winners include Tom Simpson, Malcolm Elliott and more recently Russell Downing, Dean Downing and Adam Blythe. Monsal Head is a famous beauty spot with magnificent views down Monsal Dale and up the Wye Valley.
Promoted by Marc Etches and Sheffrec Cycling Club.
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Please come along to the 82nd Monsal Hillclimb as spectators are just as important as the riders.
If you are a past rider,
please make yourself known on the day as the commentators would love to have a chat with you and share your memories of the oldest hill climb in the area.