AGM 2022 Report: A Sense of Adventure

We’re always a little bit nervous ahead of the AGM. It’s always a bit of worry; “Will anyone turn up?”, “Are we doing enough for our members?”, “Have we made enough progress this year?”. Well it turns out none of that worry was necessary as our 2022 event was possibly the most successful we’ve ever […]

UPDATE: Path closures at Ladybower

Severn Trent Water have provided an update to us on the path closures at Ladybower that we reported on in September. A spokesman said: “Timber has been felled to the right of the track with the left-hand side currently being removed as per the statutory plant notice we have received “All tracks are still closed […]

Meet the Team – Graham Clark

WHY DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH PEAK DISTRICT MTB? I responded to a query about potential for riding at the Roaches as I had been involved in some work with the Park Rangers over a decade ago, and (over a pint) that was where I met Dan… and since then I have spoken at the […]

MTB Trends and the Challenges for MTB Advocacy

In part 2 of the recent interview,  Dr Tom Campbell Chats with Jim Cherrington from Peak District MTB about the most important riding trends in mountain biking Dr Tom Campbell BSc (Hons), PhD, FHEA, is a lecturer in sport and exercise science and academic at the Mountain Bike Centre of Scotland. His applied work centres […]

Cave Dale, Jacobs Ladder, DCC Maintenance Update 22/9/2022

Cave Dale – Castleton In January, following our campaign for a proper level of detail and consultation from the council, we were assured DCC would “prepare much more detailed plans for our proposals so they can be reviewed and taken through the approvals process.” (The typical approval process including consultation with the LAF.) We are […]

Temporary path closures of Lockerbrook and Hagg Side

A spokesperson for Severn Trent Water has updated us on their activity at Ladybower, as closures of the reservoir side track from Fairholmes to West End have begun (as of 12/9/2022). Talking to us over email STW said that the works, which are necessary to remove diseased trees, will require heavy machinery on the road […]