The old fashioned winter ski-resort of Cortina d’ Ampezzo, in Veneto region becomes Cortina d’ Ampezzo Bike-resort during summer season. The Dolomites offer so many itineraries and trails that make the area a real paradise for the sport's fans. Cortina is a regular meeting point every year among visitors from all over the world. The most important bike event taking place annually here, is the famous ‘’Cortina – Doddiaco MTB Race’’, at the end of July, which is one of the most popular and important races in the Dolomites out-door activities scene.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
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.