Peak District Mountain Biking by Jon Barton features 26 of the best mountain bike rides in the Dark Peak, between 9km and 105km in length, suitable for all levels of mountain bikers. This second edition features Ordnance Survey maps, and is illustrated with action photography. Includes Grenoside Woods and Lady Canning's Plantation.
Peak District Mountain Biking - Dark Peak Trails is the full second edition of the groundbreaking mountain bike guidebook Dark Peak Mountain Biking - True Grit Trails, described by leading mountain biking website Bikemagic.com as 'far and away the best Peak guide we've come across.'
All route information has been thoroughly checked for this new edition, to give the most up-to-date and comprehensive guidebook to some of the finest and most popular riding in the country. As with all new Vertebrate MTB guidebooks, this new edition features industry-standard Ordnance Survey mapping, and is illustrated with stunning action photography.
Featured within the book are 26 of the best mountain bike rides in the Dark Peak, between 11.5 and 105 (!) kilometres in length, suitable for all levels of mountain bikers. Researched, ridden and written by a local rider, each route features easy-to-follow directions; details of distance, timings and difficulty gradings; refreshment stops and local knowledge; and clear and easy to use Ordnance Survey1:50,000 maps. A Bonus Section includes Top Ten Climbs, Downhills and Singletracks, Sheffield City Links and a detailed Appendix.
Jon Barton is the founder of Vertebrate Publishing, Britain's number one publisher of outdoor activity and adventure books. He’s the author of Vertebrate’s best-selling Peak District Mountain Biking and White Peak Mountain Biking guides, as well as climbing and trail running guidebooks to the Peak District. A keen runner, climber, mountain biker and fell walker, Jon has a huge amount of experience travelling the world in search of adventures, but loves coming home to Sheffield where his favourite adventures always start.
John Coefield started climbing by bouldering on the gritstone blocks of Burbage South. Over 15 years later he has an encyclopedic knowledge of Peak District bouldering, and a similarly expansive catalogue of bouldering photography. He is the co-author of Vertebrate's Peak District Climbing guidebook, photographer of many of Vertebrate's MTB and walking guidebooks, and a long-time contributor to the British Mountaineering Council's range of climbing guidebooks.
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