Hayfield

  • Hayfield - Jacob's Ladder

    Hayfield - Jacob's Ladder mountain bike route is in the Peak District. It is graded technically Hard / Difficult and is 17.5 miles long. It starts from Hayfield. It is the classic Dark Peak route that takes in the Jacob's Ladder, Rushup Edge and Roych Clough descents. The main climbs are directly to the back of Jacob's Ladder from Hayfield and up to Rushup Edge via Hollins Cross and Mam Tor. Although not exceptionally long the rocky terrain, combined with difficult climbs and steep technical descents, makes this route a tough one. It kicks off from the Visitor Centre car park (GR035869) and head towards Hayfield in the direction of the church.


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    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Hayfield - Jacob's Ladder


     

  • Hayfield - Jacobs Ladder - Long Version

    Hayfield - Jacobs Ladder - Long Version mountain bike route is a tough 21.4 miles on the western edge of the Dark Peak. It includes some of the most challenging climbs in the Peak District but there are some fantastic descents as payback, including Jacob's Ladder. The ride starts from the Visitor Centre car park in Hayfield (GR035869).


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Hayfield - Jacobs Ladder - Long Version

  • Hayfield and the Goyt Valley

    Hayfield and the Goyt Valley mountain bike route is in the Peak District. It is graded moderate and is 19.6 miles long. It heads west from Hayfield to the Goyt Valley, away from the big hills of the Dark Peak. Don’t let this deceive you though, it still contains some big climbs. These climbs are paid back with some great gritstone descents, which are a good introduction to Dark Peak riding as, while they are not too technical, they are great fun. The ride starts from the Visitor Centre car park in Hayfield (GR035869)


    GPS log courtesy of Flattyres-MTB. A full route guide for this ride is available on their website here: Hayfield and the Goyt Valley

  • Hayfield, Peak District MTB Route

    This Hayfield, Peak District MTB GPS Route is 19 miles long. It starts in Hayfield, SK12.  It loops around Lantern Pike, then New Allotments, down Foxholes Clough and the  Elle Bank descent, climbs passed Kinder Reservoir and then Middle Moor.