Chris Maloney wins Volunteer of the Year 2022

Keeper of the Peak and Peak District MTB committee member Chris Maloney has won the coveted Volunteer of the Year at the 2022 Park Protector awards, organised by the Campaign for National Parks. The awards recognise and reward the efforts that go into protecting and improving National Parks in England and Wales. This is a big […]

DCC propose Bamford Clough BOAT as a one-way climb

Derbyshire County Council (DCC) are consulting with user groups on their proposal to implement an Experimental Traffic Order of a one-way uphill traffic restriction on Bamford Clough, a Byway Open to All Traffic (BOAT) right of way in Bamford, Hope Valley. Following its ‘temporary’ closure since 2013 and after DCC’s extensive works in tarmacking the […]

CONNECTED; DISCONNECTED

Does Mobile Technology Turn all Mountain Bikers into ‘Tourists’? A Conversation Between Two of Our Members. Recently, an article from a map-making company was shared on our Facebook page that got everybody talking. In this article, it was which suggested that whilst we are hard-wired to use spatial information and find our way around, the […]

Sheffield Lakeland Heritage Rides Routes

The Sheffield Lakeland area in the northern part of the Peak District is rich in heritage including ancient packhorse routes and the origins of the industry in Sheffield. A group of volunteers comprised of horse riders, walkers and mountain bikers have created a number of ‘Heritage Ride’ routes that explore the rich heritage and beauty […]