Houghton is in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and the largest city of Copper County. It is also in the list of the “100 Best Small Towns in America”. Houghton is surrounded on the east by Portage Township and Pilgrim, on the south by Hurontown and Isle Royale Location and on the west by Dakota Heights. The area is ideal for varied winter as well as summer sports, such as ice hockey, snowmobiling, hiking, sea kayaking, sailing, mountain biking etc.
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Mountain Biking in Pole Ridge Trail, Wenatchee, Washington USA
Pole Ridge Trail is located on the Cascade Mountain, next to Wenatchee Lake. It is 12 mi/19 km long (loop trail) and has an elevation gain of 1680 ft/512 m. The trail for mountain bike is open from spring through fall and is suitable for all skill levels, but a good physical condition is important.
The road is dirt and gravel, in a good condition, but as you ride higher, it gets steeper. At some parts of the trail, there are no trees and you can enjoy some amazing views of the Cascade Mountains and Glacier Peak. Don’t forget to take with you water, energy snacks, a map and a compass.