North West is a province in the northern part of South Africa, on the Botswana border and fringed by Kalahari desert to the west, Gauteng province to the east and Free State to the South. Home to the Sun City, it attracts both locals and tourists all year round and has a great deal to offer. It is peaceful and offers a sunny climate all year through, making for a most rewarding holiday experience.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Mountain Biking in Bikepark Champéry, Geneva, Switzerland
Champery lies near Geneva, being considered as a Mountain Bike Mekka. It is formed by Val d’Illiez, the Swiss resorts of the Portes du Soleil, Morgins and Champery and is a regular host of the Swiss Mountain Bike Championship. Champery Bikepark is the largest mountain bike domain in Europe together with the French Portes du Soleil.
The bikepark consists of 24 lifts, 580 km /360.6 mi long of marked trails and 9 permanent downhill and free-ride runs. You will find from easily family trails to hardcore free runs and full on downhill. The free-ride trails on the Bex are ultra – steep. Champery offers everything a mountain biker may dream of.
There are bike rentals if you don’t have your own bike. You will find everything from world cup downhill bikes to children’s bikes. Apart from crazy downhills, the trails are also scenic, so you will enjoy breathtaking descents over Lake Geneva. Don’t miss riding this Mountain Bike heaven.