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[Image taken 23.1.23] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location] Other image here today - context and links: #189806.

[Image taken 23.1.23] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] Some of the ravines and gashes have been marked up for filling. Context: #186002. Other image here today: #189807. Other image today … [more]

[Image taken 5.1.23] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Location of the missing direction post. Context and links: #189172.

[Image taken 5.1.23] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] The route sign in the Backies has disappeared. The pole complete with concrete post is on the ground. Vandalism? Location: #189173. Other images today: … [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, close to car park on Water Lane/Woodland Chase, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] Context: #186006. Other image here today and links: #186002. Cycle wheel in one of … [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, close to car park on Water Lane/Woodland Chase, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] The danger the damage constitutes here is exacerbated by it being in the centre of … [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] My cycle showing how far in my wheel goes in this crevasse (see: #186004). Other image here today and links: #186002.

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] There is an additional hazard here – a difference of 3cm in height between the two sides of the damage: 7cm and 10cm. The width of … [more]

[Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] I was taking a photo of damage nearby when I heard a shout and brakes. This cyclist just rescued himself from this crevasse. It was … [more]

[UPDATE: #189806.] [Image taken 6.9.22] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] The crevasse is 5cm wide and 6cm deep in places. The Backies is a nature reserve … [more]

[Image taken 26.8.22] Clifton Backies, York. This is a York barrier. My front panniers came off as I tried to pass through. Then I stuck fast. My pedal is wedged against the lower part of this obstruction. It took to-ing and fro-ing and … [more]

[Image taken 26.8.22] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Narrow, overgrown, rough, uneven... Other image here today and links: #185797.

[Image taken 26.8.22] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location.] Clear signposting. Needs distances though. It is categorically a cycle route. But see: #185798, #185799. Problems with the Backies route: #185794. Other … [more]

[More recent image this problem here and links: #186002] [Image taken 24.8.22] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location. Position approximate.] The drought is taking a toll on all the traffic-free non-road routes around … [more]

[Image taken 14.7.22] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] The signage has disappeared. This means: People may get lost/confused. This is a blind corner even when the foliage is under … [more]

[Image taken 14.7.22] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No street view at this location. Location approximate.] The Backies is a critical route for many people, year-round, in all weathers on cycles, on foot, with buggies, in mobility scooters, … [more]

[UPDATE: See other - seasonal (uncontrolled vegetation) problem at the Backies: #184755] [Image taken 10.12.21] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. Location is approximate.] Direction of travel cracking. This route … [more]

[Image taken 10.12.21] Clifton Backies, York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location. Location is approximate.] This local reserve is a critical route for people of all ages (meets the 8-80 criteria) and for all reasons and at many hours - … [more]

[Image taken 4.11.21] Bootham Stray (close to Alder Way), New Earswick/York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] Context and links: #175481.

[Image taken 4.11.21] Bootham Stray (close to Alder Way), New Earswick/York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] My wheel held in a crevice in the damaged surface. Avoidable at present as there are not too many such gaps. More difficult … [more]

[Image taken 4.11.21] Bootham Stray (close to Alder Way), New Earswick/York. [NOTE: No streetview at this location.] This is a vital link between Foss Islands Path, York and New Earswick (post office, library) and schools (Joseph Rowntree, … [more]

[Image taken 31.10.21] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] The cyclist pushing his cycle through the grass told me that on his outward journey that morning the nearest water extended and incorporated the furthest … [more]

[Image taken 31.10.21] Clifton Backies, York. [Note: No street view at this location.] Surface water after heavy rain. Other images here today: #175401, #175403 and links.

[Image taken 31.10.21] Clifton Backies, York. Sutton Way entrance. [Note: No street view at this location.] Extensive surface water on an already narrow and damaged key commuting (including with shift workers and pupils) route. Other images … [more]

[UPDATE: Conditions have worsened over a year: #186002.] [Image taken 18.10.21] Clifton Backies (the Woodland Chase/Water Lane end), York. Part of the route floods and also freezes in inclement conditions. An ongoing year-round issue is … [more]

[Image taken 8.9.21] Clifton Backies, Sutton Way, York entrance. COUNT. Very hot. All schools now back. Some people are still working from home. RESULT: 16.37-17.37: 129 people. Only one child in a pushchair this time. One (non-Tier) … [more]

[UPDATE: Surface water: #175401 and links.] [More recent image (surface damage): #175196] [Count at this location on 8.9.21 see: #173877] [Image taken 12.8.21] Clifton Backies, Sutton Way, York entrance. COUNT. T-shirt weather but not hot. … [more]

[Image taken 12.8.21] Clifton Backies, Sutton Way, York, 10m inside the entrance entrance. [Note: No street view at this location.] This is a key commuting, school and leisure route. It's a nature reserve so it's unlit. More difficult is … [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Clifton Backies, York. These signs (installed 2020) at Clifton Backies (https://cliftonbackies.org.uk/) are attractive and informative. I'd like to see a version at the cycle-ped-wheelchair entrance to New Earswick … [more]

[Image taken 6.4.21] Clifton Backies, York. There are several of these in the Reserve. This one is at the entrance from Sutton Way. See also (Clifton Backies board): #166682 (New Earswick): #166666

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