2 Sweepers needed for BHF 2022 Challenge

We’re looking for a couple of you to help out with the British Heart Foundation Peak District Mountain Bike Challenge on April 2 – and we’ve got a great offer to tempt you along. We need a couple of sweepers – those who ride along after the last of the participants and gather up a […]

Cut Gate: One Year On

It’s been a year since the work to sort out the boggiest bits of Cut Gate was started and since the slabs and clapper bridges went down, literally thousands of riders have enjoyed riding a path which for a big part of the year was out of bounds due to the weather. It feels like […]

Cave Dale: DCC responses, agrees to halt, Petition over 800

Proposed work on Cave Dale has been halted until further plans and consultation are done, thanks to Peak District MTB and our followers. Following action taken on Pin Dale by Derbyshire County Council (DCC) and following a week of emails, late on Friday DCC agreed to pause activity. On Friday morning we pushed for more […]

Pin Dale, DCC and the elusive plans for Cave Dale?

As many mountain bikers take the opportunity to ride Cave Dale before an unknown amount of maintenance work by Derbyshire County Council (DCC) commences and just over a week on from their halting work on Pin Dale, we try to work out what lies ahead. Firstly, we understand DCC have been given approval and started […]

Pin Dale : Derbyshire County Council responds, halts work

Following our short but intense campaign calling for a halt to Derbyshire County Council’s surfacing work on Pin Dale and properly qualified assessment of the materials used, Derbyshire County Council (DCC) have responded as follows: “Before work started we consulted and agreed with the Peak Park, Natural England and Historic England that a specific locally-sourced […]

Alarming work on Pin Dale by Derbyshire County Council

As we previously reported, Derbyshire County Council (DCC) have planned maintenance work on multiple Peak District trails this winter and provided an indication of the nature of the work based their site visits with Peak District Local Access Forum (LAF), though further details from DCC were not forthcoming. Extremely concerning work has now been done […]