Rising from the Eastern Cape and running along the Kwazulu-Natal's western border, the Drakensberg mountain range is the highest in South Africa standing at 3482 m/11424 ft in height. The mountains are capped by a layer of basalt of 1400 m/4593 ft thick and offers amazing flora and fauna.
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Mountain Biking in Dolomiti Lagorai Bike Tour Stage 3, Moena, Trentino-South Tyrol Italy
Situated in the autonomous province of Trentino, the village is widely known for operating one of the largest ski resorts in the area, with 23 lifts and 48 pistes. However, when the ski season is over and the snow slowly melts down, a breathtaking and blooming nature reveals itself.
One of the most exciting and intense activities taking place in the area during the summer months, is mountain biking. With a vast network of trails through mountains, wide open meadows, alpine lakes and Natural Parks, this is a unique experience. One of the trails that starts and ends in Moena Village is the perfect opportunity for advanced mountain bikers to explore the area.
The trail is 51.3 km/31.8 mi long out and back, lasting about five hours long biking. It is a physically demanding ride as you ascent up to 1650 m/5413 ft high. However, the scenic views of the wild landscapes around you, are more than rewarding. The trail is very well marked and easy to follow with many different types of terrain, such as pavement, mud, rocks etc.
Dolomiti Lagorai Bike Tour stage 3 is part of a larger mountain bike tour, with 6 clockwise stages that will lead you through many different places and villages in Trentino region within six days. Let the experienced guides lead you safely, through this fantastic mountain bike journey in the alpine wilderness of the Dolomites range and enjoy the fresh mountain air and the sunny weather.