Gate Threat for Dark Peak Descent

A popular Dark peak descent is under threat of having a gate added after repeated incidents of conflict between users. Hayfield Bridleway 66, commonly know as the campsite descent into Hayfield, is well used by mountain bikers. It’s also a popular horse riding route and so has regular traffic from both groups. In recent months […]

Bridleway Maintenance 2018

Peak District MTB have achieved a lot in 2018 on the digging front. With James Irwin heading the work in the Hope Valley and Ladybower areas with Martyn Sharp the Peak District National Park ranger. And Dan Noble kicking off new work in the Staffordshire Roaches with Jon Rowe of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. Combined, this […]

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Cut Gate – We’re nearly there!

The great news is we’re just a few thousand pounds off the £74,000 target for Cut Gate, so we’re over 90% there! Alongside Keeper of the Peak and Ride Sheffield, Peak District MTB has been a major part of the effort to raise the funds for maintenance on the Cut Gate bridleway, north of the […]

Welcome Chrissy Francis to the Peak District MTB Committee!

A little over a year ago Chrissy Francis simply enjoyed a ride out on the trails above Hayfield with her mates. A few spins of the pedals and she’d be up riding some of the Peak District classics; Roych Clough, Peep O Day, Jacob’s Ladder are all over that way and for Chrissy they mean […]

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