Astun is located in the source of Aragon river, in the Pyrenees mountains near the borders of Spain with France. The station occupies two high mountain valleys, La Raca and Truchas each of which is accessible by a chairlift. The temperature varies from 2°C/35.6°F to 19°C/66.2°F throughout the year, with January being the coldest and August the warmest month. It is an ideal spot for many activities and excursions all around the year.
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Mountain Biking in Willowmore, Baviaanskloof, Eastern Cape South Africa
The area is characterized by a marvelous craggy beauty with spectacular land forms, diverse plants and a variety of animals.The climate at the Baviaanskloof is temperate with winters similar to the Mediterranean. The spot is considered to be a paradise for adventurous and adrenaline junkies.
Allow yourself to go back in time when life was slow and peaceful by going for a mountain bike tour at the Baviaanskloof. The spot’s mountain biking trail is a contrast of paradise with mountains offset against Karoo plains and magnificent green valleys. Configuration is characterized by a fierce 180 km/111.8 mi through the valley and some out and back return options.
Generally the terrain consists of river crossings, dense woods, and eroded gravel roads. During summer, the weather temperature can reach up to 40°C/104°F while the winter it ranges from 0- 28°C/32-82.40°F.