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Peak District
Mountain Bike Maps

Peak District MTB Map Extract

Click on a title below for further information about each mountain bike map, and some general information about the area and photos. You can purchase them at the individual map pages, also see the Bundle Page.

For general information about the maps please scroll down the page.

Map Titles

Peak District: Hayfield Edale Castleton
Peak District: Ladybower Castleton Hope
Peak District: Around Hayfield
Peak District: Around Gradbach
Mellor Magic
Mellor Mania
Macclesfield Forest & Wildboarclough
Goyt Valley, Buxton to Whaley Bridge
Bollington, Pott Shrigley to Lyme Park

Map Locations:
Peak District Mountain Bike Maps Locator Macclesfield Forest Mellor Mania Edale Hayfield Castleton Macclesfield Forest Bollington Mellor Magic Goyt Around Hayfield Ladybower

General Information About The Maps

The Wild Boar Mountain Bike Maps are a handy A4 size and come in a sealed waterproof/sweatproof cover. They are great for not only doing the suggested routes but for then tailoring future rides to your requirements.

What is shown on the maps

The maps have been designed so that you can get an idea of what the area is like for mountain biking before actually getting out there.

Peak District Mountain Biking Map Extract 2
                   Extract from Macclesfield Forest Map

 

Here's what's on the maps...

Suggested Mountain Bike Routes

These are arrowed on the map and text descriptions are also included.

Surface Descriptions

These are annotated on the map and give an indication of what the off road surface is like - eg loose stones, rocky, cobbles, grass ...

Gradings for Off-Roads

Rookies Delight - generally requiring no special technical skills

Beartrap - getting a bit harder now. Surfaces more uneven. The name beartrap is from mountain bike slang referring to the pedal mark scars that are left on your shin when your foot suddenly leaves the pedal!

Technical - rough and difficult

Uphill Indicator

Grades for the uphills. It is subjective but it gives an indication of what is in store!

Leg Warmer

Pulse Racer

Lungbuster

Roads

From the very minor road to the main roads.

Contours

50 feet contours, contour heights plus a smattering of spot heights

Refreshments

Pubs

Cafes

Shops (general stores)

plus the odd location of ice cream vans

Car Parking

Car Parks plus some layby and roadside parking

 

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