Windhoek, the Namibian capital city, lies in the central part of the country in the Khomas Hochland plateau which separates Windhoek from the Namib Desert. The city is the starting point for many prestigious races and seat of many athletic clubs.
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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.