Hell's Gate is located in the South of Lake Naivasha and at about 90 km/55 mi in the northwest of Nairobi City. It covers an area of 68 km²/26.25 mi² and at 1900 m/6233 ft above sea level. Some of the highlights are the Fischer's tower, Central tower and Hell's Gate gorge. Although there is a wide variety of wildlife, the spot is famous for its variety of bird species including vultures, verreaux's eagles, swifts and augur buzzards.
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Mountain Biking in Camp Manatoc, Peninsula Village, Ohio USA
Near Peninsula mountain biking enthusiasts will have the time of their life on an awesome Mountain Bike Track, the Camp Manatoc trail.
Usually, this is the place where the Big Valley Race is being held and the course is not open to the public. This amazing trail only opens once a year for a weekend, in order for the race to take place and then public is allowed to ride it.
The specific track is totally worth waiting, as it is a technical heaven with lots of singletrack, steep short climbs and steep short descents. If it is muddy, due to rain, it is even more challenging, so be cautious about broken wrists and crashes as they happen a lot. The trail is 8 mi/13 km long and offers a lot of fun, speed and technical parts especially to intermediate mountain bike riders.
It is highly rated between mountain bikers, as it gets 4 out 5 points in range. If you find yourself in the area on the weekend that the track is open, it is well worth checking it out and enjoy a thrilling race as a spectator or even ride on your mountain bike this rushing course.