Bridleway Trail Maintenance 2021

Peak District MTB returned to digging in 2021, with our trail maintenance work totalling approximately 317 volunteer hours over 7 locations. Many thanks to all the volunteers who gave up their time and helped to maintain the bridleways of the Peak District, not just for fellow mountain bikers, but also to the benefit of horse […]

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 […]

Kinder tresspass

The Spirit of the Kinder Trespass

We get into a few debates about access here at Peak District MTB. Unsurprising bearing in mind our main aim is to hugely increase the number of places you can legally ride your bike here in the national park. Anyway, when we’re talking access – inevitably online, inevitably late at night, sometimes with a glass […]

Advocacy in Action

What is mountain bike advocacy? “Advocacy. Bloody boring. But when it comes good, it’s the best thing in the world.” Keeper of the Peak, August 2018 For us lot involved in mountain bike advocacy, there is a lot of dull stuff we need to do: spending time in meetings, talking on the phone, emails bouncing […]