Dornbirn is situated in western Voralberg in Austria, at 437 m/1433 ft above sea level, right on the Rhine Valley. The city lies on the foot of Karren Mountain which is part of Bregenz Forest Mountain chain just on the edge of the eastern Alps. It is near the borders with Switzerland, Germany and Lichtenstein. The city is the administrative center for the Dornbirn district that includes the market town Lustenau and the town of Hohenems.
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Mountain Biking in Berakah, Vredefort Dome, North-West South Africa
Berakah mountain biking trail is extremely rugged and accommodates the intermediate rider. It varies in degrees of difficulty, passing through open savannah, bushveld and mountains and is situated in the Bergland Dome. Due to the topography, its has hosted a number of MTB races and one cannot afford to miss this adventure.
To attempt this trail you need to have a considerable amount of will power as your riding skills will definitely be put into test. The route is a circular one with distances ranging between 6-12 km/4-8 mi long with the duration lasting between 1-2 hours, depending on the choice of route. The terrain here comprises of dongas, steep jeep tracks and log bridges and is not suitable for children.