NY6438 : Trail bike damage on Knapside Hill

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Melmerby, Cumbria, Great Britain

Trail bike damage on Knapside Hill
Trail bike damage on Knapside Hill
These ruts were apparent much of the way from the footpath entry onto the open fell LinkExternal link right across to Melmerby Fell. The people who ride these bikes (illegally) on public footpaths and over fragile ground could not care less about the environment. I have reported the problem to the North Pennines AONB unit so at least they are aware of the situation.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Sport, Leisure  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6466 3839 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:44.3537N 2:33.0248W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6469 3835
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Trail Bikes  Erosion  Environmental Damage  Illegal Activities  Ruts 

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