Roych Clough

  • 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.


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