Elmin Pits Farm Trail – 1st Dig Day, 12-2019

Mid-December saw our first dig day on the planned new trail at Elmin Pits Farm, near Ladybower. Peak District MTB volunteers have been working in conjunction with the Peak District National Park and landowner Severn Trent Water to lay the groundwork for new MTB access and contribute to our 22% Campaign. PDMTB’s bridleway maintenance dig […]

Next Hope Valley Dig Days & Planned Elmin Pits Farm Trail

As we revealed at our AGM in November and alluded to in the write-up, Peak District MTB having been working with Severn Trent Water to increase access for mountain biking around the Ladybower and Upper Derwent Valley area. The first stage of this undertaking is that PDMTB volunteers will be working with the local STW […]

What do we do on trail maintenance days?

Trail maintenance. Dig days. Shovel-wielding. Often called different things, our volunteers are working hard across the Peak District to make sure the trails you ride are kept in good condition. Why? The rights of way network we ride doesn’t maintain itself. Drains get blocked, rarely-used trails get overgrown, popular trails get worn out. If no […]

Bridleway Maintenance, Edale, March 2019

Way back in March, before Spring had sprung, when it was still wet and very windy and some patches of snow still lingered in the high moorland gulleys. Peak District MTB volunteers spent a few hours on a Thursday doing some bridleway maintenance on the Mam Tor to Greenlands bridleway. In some ways it was […]

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