Place: Appelscha Length of route: The route is 17.3 kilometers long. This route is contiguous with the 28 kilometer long route in Diever / Hoogersmilde). Nature of the route: The route is specially made for mountain bikers. The route alternates across wider paths, but there are also nice pieces of singletracks. Because it is about a free flag area, you find little difference in the route. Nevertheless, it has been possible for the road builders to take full advantage of the small height differences in the area. The route contains short technical pieces with small cliffs and downhill slopes. The area you drive is very varied. Marking: The route is marked with wooden poles with blue international MTB sign (triangle with 2 rounds). The connecting route, with the 28 kilometer long route in Diever / Hoogersmilde, is indicated by black signs. Environment: This route is partly in the province of Friesland and partly in the province of Drenthe. The route leads through the Appelscha forest shelter and lies in a beautiful nature reserve. It is a wooded area alternated with fields, grasslands, ponds and waters. The village landscape.