Houghton is located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and is considered to be one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America”. The city’s culture and cuisine were influenced by the European immigrants, who reached the area to work in the copper mines. Houghton, due to its location, offers to visitors many recreational moments and a grand variety of sports including hockey, snowmobiling, hiking, mountain biking and climbing.
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Mountain Biking in Formigal, Huesca, Aragon Spain
El Formigal is a ski resort located in the Aragon’s Pyrenees mountains, near the borders of northern Spain with France.
During the warmer months, when the snow is melted, the spot becomes an ideal location for mountain biking and offers many different trails in the surrounding area. Temperatures vary from 3 to 24°C/37.4 to 75.2°F with January being the coldest month and August the warmest.
The main trail is a circular track of around 64 km (40 mi), with an accumulated elevation of 1484 m (4868 ft). The highest point is at 1818 m (5964 ft) and the lowest one at 1158 m (3799 ft). It takes you through spectacular scenery like the lakes Lanuza, Escarra, Bubal and Les Paules O de Tramacastilla and there are also many small villages you can visit. There are a few shops, training schools and clubs in the area, where you can buy, repair or even rent your equipment.