TQ5079 : The Erith Alps

near to Erith, Bexley, Great Britain

The Erith Alps
The Erith Alps
A humorous nickname for a stretch of the Thames path which goes up and over a working jetty on the Thames near Erith. With a gradient of at least 1:6 each side it poses a challenge for cyclists (especially since they put a barrier at each end that stops you getting a run at it!)

[edit: when I rode the route again in 2011 the barriers had been removed, making it easier to ride up.]
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Saturday, 8 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Saturday, 8 July, 2006
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Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Paths 
Cycleway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 508 793 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.5524N 0:10.2491E
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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