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 Knysna, Garden Route, Western Cape South Africa
The mountainous surroundings offer amazing mountain biking trails of diverse lengths and scenery. At 19 km/12 mi from Knysna, there is the amazing Harkerville Mountain Biking Trail with an intermediate level of difficulty. The color coded trails range from 14 to 24 km /8.6 to 15 mi and running through indigenous forests, tree plantations and coastal fynbos.
Biking is open to all levels and the trails are tailored to suit an individual’s best ability… you make the choice!! Rides are filled with breathtaking views and stunning climbs, followed by bone-rattling descents which are just awesome. Riding equipment and permit is offered and attire is just comfortable.
Depending on one’s route of choice, there is no reason why not carrying a swim suit just in case you need to cool off, before continuing your exhilarating ride!! Minimum age for riding is 10 years.