Mountain Biking in the HolyLand

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Mountain Biking in the HolyLand

  1. 1. Mountain Biking in the Holy LandA dream playground for every MTB enthusiastIsrael contains a wide range of landscapes and climates .In a matter of 1-2 hours you can drive from the center of Israel (Tel Aviv) to the snowy peaks ofMount Hermon (2814 m) or to the mountains and canyons of the Negev or Judea deserts .In between you can visit the Scenic Galilee mountains , the always green scenery of MountCarmel , the various scenery of the Mediterranean sea , or the glittering water of the Sea ofGalilee . 1
  2. 2. You can visit the ancient cities of Jerusalem , Akko , Nazareth , Tsfat , Jaffa … , Climb themountains to Jerusalem .The rides in Israel include XC and All Mountain rides in all the above scenery .In the Golan we ride in a Basalt plateau carved with canyons and water streams surrounded byold Volcano’s and nature at it’s best .The Galilee has long ascends and great descends while riding in biblical scenery and visitingancient cities . 2
  3. 3. In the Jerusalem area we ride in steep mountains with remains of ancient agriculture andphenomenal mountain springs mixing together old and new and visiting the holy city ofJerusalem while in the same ride running down great single tracks and in narrow old city alleys .In the desert (the ultimate outdoor experience) we ride in great trails , many of them used bycamels for many years passing through a rough mountainous area carved with amazing desertcanyons and craters . 3
  4. 4. Seeking hidden water springs and surrounded by the amazing wilderness of the desert .Raz GorenGoren.raz@gmail.com 4
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  7. 7. Credits to Pictures : Ayelet Nir , Roni Marcovich , Moshe Maor 7

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