Torres del Paine is located in Southern Patagonia and is one of the numerous and spectacular national parks in Chile. It was created in 1959 and UNESCO has listed the location as a Biosphere Reserve since 1978. This place is a wonderland for nature enthusiasts from all over the world.
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Mountain Biking in Rock Creek Area Trails, Wenatchee, Washington USA
Rock Creek Area Trails is located on the Cascade Mountain, after Wenatchee Lake. It is 10.6 mi/17 km long, (loop trail) and has an elevation gain of 3470 ft/1057 m. The best time to bike this trail is from late summer to early fall. This ride is not suitable for beginners because it has a lot of uphill climbing and technical difficulties such as creek crossings, rocks and sharp switchbacks.
For an advanced biker, this is a perfect trail. In order to follow this route, a good physical condition is required because of the long steep climbs. Once you reach the top of Basalt Peak at 6000 ft/1828 m, the views are unbelievable and the downhill, lots of fun. Rock Creek Area Trail is a must for those who take mountain bike seriously. Don’t forget to take with you plenty of water, energy snacks, a map and a compass.