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 Mt Hutt Bike Park, Methven, Canterbury New Zealand
Methven has hot and dry summers, with temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls in the surrounding mountains. Although during summer it remains a relaxed and uncrowded town, during winter it is converted to a tourist attraction due to the nearby ski fields.
One of the best free ride/downhill mountain bike sites in Methven is Mt Hutt Bike Park (15 min from the center of the town). It has a great variety of trails you can choose from, depending on your cycling skills (intermediate: Blues, Fuzz; hard: DHNZ, Diggler, Sluka Feta; expert: Pinky, Black Panther, Root Fest), as well as several downhill trails that run up to 6 km/3.7 mi (in total 15 km/9.3 mi).
Note: Addressed to intermediate and advanced riders.
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.