Mountain Biking in the Lake District

A day out riding with River Deep Mountain High will mean that you are guided around great single track routes without you needing to find where the bridleways are, what’s good, where the bogs are or how to get back to the car.

Mountain biking basics:

  • Locations: East side of Coniston Water, Parkamoor/Grizedale Forest, Blawith Common, Broughton Moor Forest, Walna Scar Rd
  • Progess to: Helvellyn, High Street, Old Coach Road, Blackcombe.
  • ½ or full day activity
  • Minimum Age: 10
  • Bike Hire not included in prices - £20-30 per person payable direct to supplier
  • Group trips and electric bike hire available

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Have a really fun day enjoying the adventurous aspects of mountain biking the Lake District.

Our guides are all SMBLA qualified to Trail Cycle Leader or Mountain Bike Leader level, so depending on your skill level, fitness and experience, our enthusiastic instructors will tailor your session to fit your needs. This means you can be sure of their ability to coach you and improve your skills, lead a group, manage an emergency, navigate, handle a bike, understand bike maintenance and a range of other skills.

If you have done some biking but feel you need to work on your technique, then a trip out with a Mountain Bike Leader will give you the coaching you’re after.

An average mountain biking session will be a journey with challenge, technical terrain, single track and rocky paths. During the journey, your instructor will coach skills by a combination of personal pointers along the way, and looking at specific skills with the group, according to the needs of the group. Skills you could learn include drop-offs, bunny hops, river crossings, rock steps and much more.