Rushup Edge

The Rushup Edge Saga – is anything happening?

This October will mark two years since the controversial (and as yet incomplete) Derbyshire County Council maintenance of the popular Rushup Edge trail. So what’s going on? Earlier in the year both PDMTB and Peak Horsepower wrote to Peter White from DCC Rights of Way department expressing our concern that Rushup Edge remained closed. We […]

Severn Trent Water open to increased Ladybower access

Earlier this year Peak District MTB contacted landowners Severn Trent Water to talk about opening up more bike access around Ladybower Reservoir. Severn Trent Water were open to discussions and so in spring Chris Maloney and James Irwin from the PDMTB committee were invited along to the Severn Trent Water Ranger’s Office at Fairholmes to […]

Traffic Regulation Order Consultation – Washgate, Hollinsclough

Washgate is a tucked-away trail on the Derbyshire/Staffordshire border near Hollinsclough, click to view map.  It’s one of a handful of technical, rocky descents in the immediate area (or climbs if that’s your thing) and can be linked with some great riding to the west at Three Shires Head, to the north near Buxton and to […]

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