The Trailblazers are a group of MTB enthusiasts with the common aim of making Hamsterley Forest a centre of excellence for mountain biking that attracts riders of all abilities. Our main activities are:
Trailbuilding: renovating and maintaining existing cycle trails and developing new ones.
Development: realising the full potential of the Forest as an MTB centre and seeking funding for development of the trails and facilities.
Promotion: ensuring that Hamsterley attracts as many riders as possible to the Forest and its surroundings,
Activities: delivering coaching and organising rides
Group rides take place at 10am on the first Sunday of every month, either at Hamsterley Forest or at other venues as announced. Watch our Facebook Page for information.
Trailbuilding sessions are held on the 3rd Saturday of the month, meeting at 10am at the bike hire. Bring stout boots and a packed lunch. All welcome! See Trailbuildiug @Hamsterley on Facebook for more.
Youth coaching sessions are on the first Saturday of the month, at 1000, meeting at the bike hire. There is a charge - £5 for non-members, £2 for members.