Mount Olympus is the highest mountain in Greece, known worldwide for its mythological importance, as according to the religion of the ancient Greeks, the 12 "Olympian" gods lived there. Located in Pieria region, on the borders of Macedonia and Thessaly, this incredible mountainous massif has a number of peaks with the highest of all, called Mytikas, reaching a top elevation of 9573 ft / 2918 m and is surrounded by deep gorges and areas of outstanding biodiversity.
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Mountain Biking in Afton Alps, St. Paul, Minnesota USA
If you want to escape from the daily routine and try something different or extreme, Afton Alps should definitely be visited. The best way to explore this spot is by exercising mountain biking.
The resort offers 7.5 mi/12.07 km of trails, which are formed for novices as well as experts. Trails are broken into sections, so each rider can select how much challenge he/she wants to experience. “Bridge Loop”, “Cliffs Edge”, “Southern switchbacks” and “Express” are some of the trails that experts of mountain biking shouldn’t miss for the world, whereas novice riders will appreciate trails, such as the “Southbound Crossing”, “Shady Lane” and “Deer Path”. All routes include some steep climbing, which will make your activity more challenging. There is nothing better than exercising mountain biking at night and admiring the stunning vistas of the St. Croix River Valley.
Before you start your riding, it is advisable to pick up a map for trail names and locations. Now, that you found the best place for your activity, get a move on and visit this place as soon as possible.