Yak Ru Enduro 2017 | Day 2

Yak Ru Enduro Day Two | by Wilson Low __ The Yak Ru Enduro takes place in the Manang district of the Annapurna Ranges, Nepal. The 3-day, multi-stage enduro race format allows a truly immersive big-mountain race experience – unlike any other mountain bike event – in a beautiful location amongst some of the highest mountains on Earth. The event features race stages between 3300-4300m elevation on Himalayan alpine & forest singletrack – and includes a variety of steep, technical, flowy & loamy trails. SHIREE KHARKA – Participants in the…

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Yak Ru Enduro 2017 | Day 1

MANANG – A very special alpine enduro adventure kicked off for Yak Ru riders as they scaled their firsts liaison stage above Gangapurna glacial lake. At an altitude of 3800m and starting from a high point between some old village ruins and a chorten, the ‘Warm-up Stage’ was specially picked to allow riders a chance to savour the magnificent Himalayan scenery surrounding them. Loose, loamy conditions on the warm-up were just a precursor to the real test: Stage 1, the first timed stage. Dropping riders through tight, loose switchback turns…

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Video: Yak Ru Promo

Yak Ru – Annapurna Challenge is probably one of the most beautiful mountain biking stage races held in the Annapurna region of Nepal. Every year, world’s best mountain bikers congregate in the Nepal Himalayas to take part in the most amazing high altitude mountain biking race. On April 25th 2015, Few weeks after the race was concluded, a powerful earth quake Struck Nepal and pretty much destroyed anything on its path. Villages in and around the epicenter (Barpak in Lamjung district) were worst hit. Yak Ru team is devastated to learn…

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