Girl with a Singletrack Mind

Road map back to the trails

Finally, some light at the end of this long lockdown tunnel! It might be a very gradual return to ‘normal’ life that lies ahead, but it’s progress, and we’re very excited at the prospect of welcoming people back to the Lake District on our guided mountain bike adventures! Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday, …

Looking forward…

What with Covid and Christoph combined, these truly are stormy times. With fairer weather and an end to lockdown feeling a long way off, we all need something to look forward to. Foreign travel may not be on the cards for the foreseeable, but once we’re able to move more freely around our own country …

Riding Responsibly

Last week the Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association put out a plea to those visiting the area to act responsibly when venturing into the fells, by only doing so with the proper equipment and expertise. It came following a spate of recent call-outs that could’ve been easily avoided, putting unnecessary pressure on a …

Escaping the Crowds

The Lake District is busy! Hire a mountain bike guide and escape the crowds With lockdown restrictions having been eased over recent weeks, allowing people to travel again, it’s no surprise to see visitors flooding back to the Lake District. In all the time we’ve lived in the Lake District, we’ve never seen it so …

mountain biker rock slab

Taking Trials to the Trails

Singletrack Minds’ Dan grew up hopping around the streets of Liverpool on his trials bike, seeking ever more challenging features on which to land his back wheel. Years later, after moving to the Lake District and developing a passion for mountain bikes, he continues to scour his surroundings for mountable objects, however, these days, rather …

Mountain bikers Birkside, Helvellyn

Unlocking the Lake District

Welcoming mountain bikers back to the Lake District, safely and responsibly. To say it’s been a strange few months is probably a bit of an understatement. However, with lockdown rules being steadily relaxed, it feels like we’re finally starting to see some light and the end of the long, dark Coronavirus tunnel. For obvious reasons, …


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