Anisclo Canyon an impressive gash in the south slope of Mt Perdido, cool and filled with pined trees all along its limestone faces. You enter through a narrow, winding route, one-way, which opens into a chaos of rocks and mountain pines, through the green and turquoise waters of the Rio Vellos. Since hard to reach and with less facilities for
Congosto de Ventamillo is located at the entrance of Benasque Valley. The gorge is intersected by road N260 and river Esera giving access to the historic county of Upper Ribagorza. It covers almost 10 km under a gap of 2200 meters, at its narrowest point, eroded during glacial times. A unique bird, treparriscos, together with other, vultures, kestrels, peregrine falcon, short-toed eagle, find shelter along with hundreds of adventurers, canyoneers, climbers, rafting lovers, kayaking and hiking enthusiasts.
The gorge of La Hermida, an amazing gorge, is located between the villages of Panes and Potes. It represents the only entrance corridor from the coast of the Bay of Biscay to the Liébana historical region, in Cantabria, through the narrow, dangerous, with innumerable twists and turns road N-621. The gorge is characterised by the verticality of its walls and the narrowing of the valley produced by the erosion of Deva River.The notable features of this landscape include the upper valley of the River Deva, and the rock erosion caused by the action of the river, creating a gorge with steep walls that line the river.
Desfiladero de los Beyos is an amazing gorge located between Cangas de Onis and Riano. The gorge is traversed by the twisty N-625 road following the natural course of Sella River. The tarmac road is very exciting but extremely narrow. Riders are some times very exposed due to innumerable twists and turns. Landscape is characterised by the verticality of gorge's walls and the narrowing of the valley produced by the erosion of Sella River. On your way enjoy Angoyo bridge, rock formations of El Frailón and Les Monxines (locally, pica la Plana and the Four Peaks), cascade of Aguasalió and Ceneya bridge,
U.S. 550 - The Million Dollar Highway, from Durango to Montrose a two-lane mountainous road through the San Juan Mountains. Though the entire stretch has been called the Million Dollar Highway, it is really from Silverton to Ouray which gains the highway its name, Million Dollar Highway. It is considered one of the most stunning and scenic drives in North America. Beware the weather along this route can be extreme and very unpredictable—going from sunny to snowy in an instant. Stretches can be dangerous with steep cliffs, hairpin turns and a noticeable absence of guard rails. This stretch through the gorge is challenging and potentially hazardous to drive. Entire route passes over three mountain passes: Coal Bank Pass, elevation 10,640 ft (3,240 m), Molas Pass, elevation 10,970 ft (3,340 m) and Red Mountain Pass, elevation 11,018 ft (3,358 m). Other notable points along: Uncompahgre Gorge, Idarado Mine, Trimble Hot Springs, Animas River Gorge, Hermosa Cliffs, Haviland Molas and Electra Lakes, San Juan National Forest, Snowdon Peak, Engineer Mountain, Twilight Peak, Longfellow Mine.
The Cares Trail or Ruta del Cares, referred to as the "Divine Gorge" of the Cares river, is one of the most popular treking paths within the Picos de Europa. The Cares Trail was first opened between the years of 1916 and 1921 and was later improved and expanded between 1945 and 1950. The pathway, at mid-height, is approximately 11 kilometers in length and is considered one of the most beautiful natural sites in Spain. It runs along caves, bridges and pathways sculpted in the rock. The spectacular scenery and the moderate slope make it ideal to enjoy as it is the most popular within the National Park. To avoid hiking accidents the use of proper footwear is advised.
The Harz is a low mountain range in the Central Uplands of Germany, famous for its historic silver mines that brought prosperity to the region. The terraced plateaus are cut by many narrow, deep valleys. Towns:Bad Harzburg — charming spa town, ancient cable car and base for walks in the surrounding hills. Bad Lauterberg — spa town, beautiful shopping street. Blankenburg — quaint former East German town and home to an imposing castle. Braunlage — the main ski resort and cable car to Lower Saxony's highest peak, the Wurmberg. Clausthal-Zellerfeld — a resort in the Harz Mts; its manufactures include textiles and wood products; the town was once a centre for the mining of copper, zinc, and lead ores. Goslar — gateway to the Harz. Quedlinburg — its beautiful town centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sankt Andreasberg — former mining town. Schierke — historic border village and starting point for walks up the Brocken. Stolberg — is a health resort in the state of Saxony-Anhalt. Torfhaus — the highest settlement in Lower Saxony and base for numerous walks. Thale — old mining town and former summer resort for Berliners; gateway to the Bode Gorge. Wernigerode — known for its impressive Romanesque castle and its timber-framed houses that have been largely preserved in their original styles. Other destinations: Bode Gorge, Oker Valley, Rübeland.
Dadès Gorges, "Road of a thousand Kasbahs" is a spectacular ride winding through stunning desert landscapes, villages and palm groves. The ride is spectacular, with hundreds of Kasbahs lining the route, winding through stunning desert landscapes, villages, palm groves, and with the expansive Jebel Sarhro lunar-scape to
Todgha Gorge is a canyon in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Both the Todgha and neighbouring Dades Rivers have carved out cliff-sided canyons on their final 40 kilometres (25 mi) through the mountains. The last 600 metres of the Todgha gorge are the most spectacular. Here the canyon narrows to