Houghton is in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and the largest city of Copper County. It is also in the list of the “100 Best Small Towns in America”. Houghton is surrounded on the east by Portage Township and Pilgrim, on the south by Hurontown and Isle Royale Location and on the west by Dakota Heights. The area is ideal for varied winter as well as summer sports, such as ice hockey, snowmobiling, hiking, sea kayaking, sailing, mountain biking etc.
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Mountain Biking in Glenorchy, South Island, Otago New Zealand
It is located at 44 km/27 mi from Queenstown (a breathtaking, scenic drive) and consists the gateway to Fiordland and Mount Aspiring National Parks. Glenorchy and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins.
Grasp the opportunity to explore the wider area of Glenorchy on a mountain bike. There is variety of trails you can choose from, depending on your skill level (easy/intermediate: Rees Valley, Paradise, Routeburn Track, Judah and Heather Jock Tracks; advanced: Mt McIntosh, track with great views of Lake Wakatipu and Mount Earnslaw.
Immerse yourself in the cycling adventure, feel the thrill of your personal effort and cover miles and miles discovering the rare and wild beauty of the surrounding mountains, hills, valleys and forests! There is a number of operators, based in Glenorchy that offer a great variety of guided tours, or bike rental.
Note: Mountain Biking is prohibited on all tracks in Mt Aspiring National Park.
Relevant activites based in New Zealand
January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.