New MTB Access: Elmin Pits is now officially open!

At our 2019 AGM we announced Peak District MTB were working with Severn Trent Water to increase access for mountain biking around the Ladybower and Upper Derwent Valley area. The first stage of that was Peak District MTB volunteers, in conjunction with the Peak District National Park, renovating an existing footpath, in preparation for it […]

Bridleway maintenance in Staffordshire – can you help?

UPDATED 11th September 2020 An update from Staffordshire Moorlands Bridleways: The clearance work at the above location has gone so well over the last couple of days (Thursday/Friday) that we have decided to cancel the meet on Saturday and Sunday.¬†Thank you to all those who were planning to come and support us, maybe we can […]

Elmin Pits Farm Dig Day 3 – February 2020

Back in February, before THE EVENT, when there was still the last of winter’s snow on the higher ground. The Peak District MTB volunteers headed out for the 3rd dig day on the new Elmin Pits Farm trail. After adding more drainage to the bottom straight, we headed up to the long top straight. Where […]

Peak District MTB volunteers help with Sphagnum Moss planting

Peak District MTB volunteers helped Moorlands Climate Action plant Sphagnum Moss on the Roaches estate this weekend as part of a joint project with Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. Moorlands Climate Action is a climate change campaign group based in the Staffordshire Moorlands. They arranged a series of Sphagnum Moss planting sessions in collaboration with the Roaches […]