Riksgransen ski resort is located in Kiruna Municipality, Lapland, Sweden. The spot is located at 200 km/124 mi in the north of the Arctic Circle and in the vicinity of the Norwegian borders. The spot is considered to be the ultimate destination for snow fans since the spot is Sweden's longest snow covered location. However, when snow melts down, the spot offers ideal mountain biking opportunities.
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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.