Mountain biking shifts another gear in Jammu’s Sanget Valley

Press Release Skyview Patnitop by Empyrean, Jammu’s latest mountain adventure and lifestyle destination in the Indian Himalayas, has expanded its offering of adventure activities by introducing Mountain Biking in Sanget Valley, in the foothills of Patnitop. The inaugural ride earlier in January, saw participation by cycling enthusiasts from New Delhi, Jammu and Udhampur. With a large number of participants, the attending riders included Mr. Sachin Rustagi – founder of Edify Sports, Delhi, Mr. Anil Sharma, founder of JK Randonneurs Jammu and Super Randonneurs, and Mr. Rahil Gupta and Mr. Mineesh…

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Video: Ladakh Mountain Bike Festival 2020

Staying in isolation, sailing through the nationwide lockdown, 2020 has been low strung for the larger part. With most of the sporting events cancelled this year, the handful of mountain bike events too were hanging on govt permissions. To fuel the joy of downhill mountain bikers in India, Ladakh Tourism Dept waved the green flag for “Ladakh Mountain Bike Festival 2020” at Disko Valley Bike Park by team Unexplored Ladakh. A select list of racers were invited with logistical support for the attending riders.   View this post on Instagram…

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Video: No Dull Days | Ladakh, India

By: Unexplored Ladakh  Steep chutes with perfect loose sand got our bikes acclimatized for some serious riding in the eastern part of Ladakh. A region prominent for it’s vast open highlands and steep mountain lines got us excited for days to follow.   The lines got steeper and the rides a little faster, it was the perfect freeride gateway. We were fortunate enough to witness Veronique Sandler and Hannah Bergeman sending some of the steepest lines in Ladakh last November; when they came to shoot for their Movie ‘Accomplice’. It…

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Meadow of Flowers

Meadow of Flowers By: James Frampton Location: Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir – INDIA Also featured in Issue #9 | May 2012 Gulmarg is a small ski resort sitting close to the Indian/ Pakistani border, 10km from the line of control. Iv been visiting the resort in winters for years to snowboard the powder. I became increasingly keen to see what it had to offer in summer times too. I dreamed about riding the mountain on two wheels, and in summer 2011 this became a reality. Myself, my wife, and my Commencal Supreme traveled…

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