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      Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the wild moorlands that surround Manchester. The Peak District is a great place for cycling, on the doorstep of large cities, it provides solace for the soul.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: National Park
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      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 15
      • 10
      • 21
      • 15
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      64
      Trails Mountain Bike
      62
      Trails E-Bike
      62
      Trails Hike
      64
      Trails Trail Running
      64
      Total Distance
      66 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      39 miles
      Total Descent
      13,471 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,662 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,083 ft
      Reports
      390
      Photos
      351
      Ridden Counter
      11,619

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Video: A 50to01 Shralp Session in Peak District Slop
      Jul 9, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      A tough mudder for the 50to01 riders.

      Photos of Peak District Mountain Bike

      trail: Pindale
      37 |
      Feb 4, 2021 @ 3:53am
      Feb 4, 2021
      59 |
      Feb 4, 2021 @ 3:52am
      Feb 4, 2021
      trail: Cutgate
      162 |
      Feb 4, 2021 @ 3:32am
      Feb 4, 2021
      82 |
      Feb 1, 2021 @ 2:05am
      Feb 1, 2021
      73 |
      Jan 27, 2021 @ 9:35am
      Jan 27, 2021
      24 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 10:08am
      Jan 6, 2021
      31 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 10:08am
      Jan 6, 2021
      29 |
      Jan 6, 2021 @ 10:08am
      Jan 6, 2021

      Videos of Peak District Mountain Bike

      Cutgate crash
      trail: Cutgate
      113 | Jun 2, 2021
      SKULLS
      2:37 | 1655 | Jun 17, 2020
      Peaks - Cutgate/Hagg Side
      trail: Cutgate
      2:20 | 118 | Mar 12, 2019
      Narnia On Ice
      trail: The Beast
      2:39 | 715 | Feb 8, 2019
      Clip-of-end-section WhinstoneLee-CutthroatBr
      0:13 | 144 | Nov 24, 2016
      Clip-of-middle-section WhinstoneLee-CutthroatBr
      0:08 | 138 | Nov 24, 2016
      the beast in the peaks
      trail: The Beast
      3:06 | 776 | Apr 14, 2016
      The Beast
      trail: The Beast
      2:55 | 358 | Oct 31, 2015

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2576781jimheppyaddreportPermissive bridleway and 1 more
      May 25, 2022 @ 8:36am
      2 days
      user #1876387craigc21wishlistrouteCut Gate
      May 20, 2022 @ 12:27am
      May 20, 2022
      user #2576781jimheppyaddreportHoundkirk - Roman Road and 1 more
      May 18, 2022 @ 4:10am
      May 18, 2022
      user #3040929DanVNv0bCwishlistroute2016 BHF Peak District Challenge
      May 16, 2022 @ 11:43am
      May 16, 2022
      user #1876387craigc21wishlistrouteCut Gate
      May 16, 2022 @ 10:03am
      May 16, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2831944MattDivatrailHagg FarmIncredibly hard climb in the direction from...
      Aug 25, 2021 @ 2:34pm
      Aug 25, 2021
      user #2386478Collins1664trailCutgateHuge amount of work and love went into this...
      Apr 7, 2021 @ 1:59pm
      Apr 7, 2021
      user #2386478Collins1664trailCutgate to Howden CloughThis is not an MTB trail, by any metric, avoid...
      Apr 7, 2021 @ 1:52pm
      Apr 7, 2021
      user #1704974DampanklestrailMam Tor Old RoadThis is a great climb, the road has completely...
      May 7, 2020 @ 2:19am
      May 7, 2020
      user #1499228jamesww3trailCar Road bridlewayUnfortunately this trail has been destroyed by...
      Feb 16, 2020 @ 11:51am
      Feb 16, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Lady Cannings Plantation 26.3 km
      Wharncliffe Woods 18.6 km
      Greno Woods9.7 km
      Parkwood Springs 19.8 km
      Etherow Country Park 113.6 km

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      Pinkbike Articles

      Jul 9, 2020
      Video: A 50to01 Shralp Session in Peak District Slop Video: A 50to01 Shralp Session in Peak District Slop
      A tough mudder for the 50to01 riders.
      Jan 29, 2018
      Onza Mini Downhill Round 1 Race Report – Video Onza Mini Downhill Round 1 Race Report – Video
      Classic UK winter downhill racing is a challenge of mind over mud, and round 1 of the Onza Mini Downhill at the Forest of Dean was no exception.
      Mar 15, 2011
      Making our own DIY Cable Cam Making our own DIY Cable Cam
      This post gives you an insight into how we made our DIY cable cam and the end video results. It was all filmed on The Beast in the Peak District...

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike6263 miles12,864 ft37 miles1,345 ft
      #808#4334339047,454
      E-Bike6263 miles12,864 ft37 miles1,345 ft
      #226#2583432801
      Hike6466 miles13,471 ft39 miles1,663 ft
      #583#113872256
      Trail Running6466 miles13,471 ft39 miles1,663 ft
      #590#123872159
      • By soopahfly & contributors
      • Admins: wisey, gav-s, MathieuC, cemoorelife, bigbluebike
      • #14124 - 12,640 views
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