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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Event Alert: Yak Ru 2015 – Nepal

Yak Ru is among the toughest staged races in the world. The five-stage race covers 240 Kilometers and ascends to an altitude of 5416 meters in just 5 cycling days. One rest day is scheduled at a high altitude location to acclimatize before crossing the Thorong-La Pass.                                                                             Yak Ru is an extreme…

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