The Overberg is a region of immense beauty and characterized by amazing and diverse landscapes. It forms part of the Western Cape as it stretches from the Hottentos-Holland Mountains in the north while in the southern, the Atlantic and Indian Ocean break on to sandy beaches and rocky headlands. The spot enjoys a Mediterranean climate with warm dry summers and cool wet winters.
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Mountain Biking in Chikamin Creek Loop, Wenatchee, Washington USA
Chikamin Creek Loop is located on the Cascade Mountain, after Wenatchee Lake. It is 16.5 mi/26.5 km long (loop trail) and has minimum elevation gain. The best time to bike this trail is from mid July to late October. This ride is not suitable for beginners because it is long, technically challenging and with loose, fine dirt terrain.
Chikamin Creek trail is one of the few rides in Washington, with more downhill biking than uphill climb. You need to be focused when biking, because there are sharp angle switchbacks, cinder blocks and single track narrow roads. Despite the technical difficulties, this is a downhill ride that you will definitely enjoy. Don’t forget to take with you plenty of water, energy snacks, a map and a compass.