Doctors Gate Update – Tackling the Bog of Doom

Peak District MTB started working with the Peak District National Park Authority in early 2022, making the case for trail upgrades to tackle one of the worst trail bogs in the Peak District. The great news is the improvement works are close to being complete and are a huge improvements for all trail users.. “Doctors […]

Hollinsclough Rake – What’s going on?

Peak District MTB members have reacted with understandable alarm at the appearance of aggregate on Hollinsclough Rake, near Longnor in Staffordshire – so what’s the deal? Way back in January 2021 Staffordshire County Council (SCC) asked for views on proposed works on Hollinsclough Rakes. The deadline was January 31 2021 and Peak District MTB submitted […]

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 […]

Trail Maintenance Days

Here’s an overview of Peak District MTB’s trail maintenance days: Roaches Trail Maintenance We have regular trail maintenance sessions at the Roaches Estate in the Staffordshire Moorlands. These are usually the second Saturday of every other month. Sunday July 9th 2023 Sunday September 10th 2023 Saturday November 11th 2023 – to be rescheduled Saturday January […]

Next Hope Valley Dig Day Dates (Winter 21/22)

The planned dates are these Thursdays: 4th November 2021 – Whinstone Lee Tor 25th November 2021 – Whinstone Lee Tor 9th December 2021 – Location TBC 27th January 2022 – Location TBC 17th February 2022 – Location TBC 10th March 2022 – Location TBC As well as continuing our bridleway trail maintenance work on Whinstone […]

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 […]

Bridleway maintenance in Staffordshire – can you help?

UPDATED 11th September 2020 An update from Staffordshire Moorlands Bridleways: The clearance work at the above location has gone so well over the last couple of days (Thursday/Friday) that we have decided to cancel the meet on Saturday and Sunday. Thank you to all those who were planning to come and support us, maybe we can […]

Elmin Pits Farm Dig Day 3 – February 2020

Back in February, before THE EVENT, when there was still the last of winter’s snow on the higher ground. The Peak District MTB volunteers headed out for the 3rd dig day on the new Elmin Pits Farm trail. After adding more drainage to the bottom straight, we headed up to the long top straight. Where […]