Lake District Mountain Biking - Essential Trails is the second edition of this bestselling guidebook. Featuring 26 of the best Mountain Bike rides in the UK, with routes varying between 12 and 60 km in length there are routes suitable for all levels of rider. All of the information has been checked specifically for this revised edition, and as with all MTB guidebooks in this series from Vertebrate Publishing features Ordnance Survey 1:50 000 Landranger mapping and striking action photography.
Encompassing classic rides around Walna Scar, High Street and Borrowdale, as well as several gems further off the beaten track, you can cruise across moorland singletrack, tackle huge climbs and clatter down some of the rockiest technical descents in the UK. For the more relaxed rider there are also riverside cruises down picturesque valleys with amazing 360° panoramas.
With each route ridden by the authors, this guidebook includes easy-to-follow directions, details of distance, timings, an altitude profile and difficulty, as well as local information, including refreshment stops
Also included is a bonus section with the author's Top Ten Descents, Climbs and Singletracks, as well as an introduction to the man made trails at Whinlatter and Grizedale., and a detailed Appendix with recommended accommodation, places to eat and other relevant local information.