Blacka Moor – Planned Maintainence
Blacka is a favourite spot for many Sheffield mountain Bikers and quite rightly so, it offers some fantastic riding right on the doorstep and some may say a couple of the best trails in the Peak. So it was with a little concern that we heard about the planned work. But fortunately the Councils Rights of Way team have involved us from early on and are starting to understand the importance of the terrain to the riders along with the fact that the more technical the ground, the lower the pace; which is beneficial for all! They are however duty bound to maintain the rights of way network to a reasonable level. The work is not going to obliterate the trail as we know it.
On Piper House Gate the plan is to patch several sections to reduce the depth of the gully (after this years rain, the gully has deepened beyond what was expected) as well as repairing damage on the bottom section and improving the drainage where the concrete drains currently are.Like last years work on Devils Elbow, we will be involved in improving the flow and naturalizing the bridleway once the work is done/
One thing that we have been asked to do is make sure that you can stay off the trail while the work is being done; particularly on a night!
So this is where the ROW team are at with the planned works
using the details below if you have any
Sheffield City Council
Public Rights Of Way Group
Telephone 0114 273 4448