1 miles
Distance
586 ft
Climb
-92 ft
Descent
00:32:12
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Ladybower to Whinstone Lee Tor Trail
  • past supporters

  • Peak District MTB
    2016 - 2018
    Maintainer

Details

  • Riding Area
    Peak District
    Sheffield
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Global Ranking

From Ladybower Reservoir follow the road across the dam on tarmac; and becomes a dirt track, look for a gate on the left hand side for a path made of slabs - take this. Try to ride all the way to the barn! Continue up the spectacular climb. When you get to Whinstone Lee Tor have a breather to take in the view down the length of the valley. The descent starts off on a gradual descent but gets more fun as you progress, it can be confusing which path to chose. If you have come up from Ladybower and reached the top, the bridleway is at 9 o'clock and is the wider path heading down. Stick to the upper, rocky line which has been built with jumps and avoid the sensitive peat bog on the lower right side of the path. The path forks before you get to the bridge and continues down to the pub. A great descent!

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More Stats for Ladybower to Whinstone Lee Tor bike trail
  • Altitude change
    494 ft
  • Altitude min
    723 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,252 ft
  • Altitude start
    723 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,218 ft
  • Grade
    6.289%
  • Grade max
    -10.96%
  • Grade min
    25.1%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2,108 ft
  • Distance flat
    98 ft
  • Avg time
    00:32:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:49
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Status:
on Sep 9, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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