Stage Listing 2017

Route Profiles for the 14th edition are coming soon...

Balkhus Epiphany

Stage 1 / Balkhus Epiphany

55.2 KM /of Competitive Distance

  • 2305meters is the Maximum Elevation and will drop upto the Minimum of 1500meters. The flag-off is scheduled from Bhekhalti and marks its end in Gadakufar .

Medium

  • 24 °C
  • 2
  • 1
Sutlej Symphony

Stage 2 / Sutlej Symphony

89 KM /of Competitive Distance

  • 2666meters is the Maximum Elevation and will drop upto the Minimum of 857meters. The flag-off is scheduled from Gadakufar and marks its end in Shwad .

Hard

  • 28 °C
  • 3
  • 2
Conquest of Garh (Queens Stage)

Stage 3 / Conquest of Garh (Queens Stage)

76.5 KM /of Competitive Distance

  • 3100meters is the Maximum Elevation and will drop upto the Minimum of 1250meters. The flag-off is scheduled from Shwad and marks its end in Gada Gushani .

Hard

  • 23 °C
  • 3
  • 1
Mystical Passes

Stage 4 / Mystical Passes

77 KM /of Competitive Distance

  • 2720meters is the Maximum Elevation and will drop upto the Minimum of 1730meters. The flag-off is scheduled from Gada Gushani and marks its end in Bagshed .

Medium

  • 22 °C
  • 3
  • 1
The Kings Mutiny

Stage 5 / The Kings Mutiny

91 KM /of Competitive Distance

  • 2078meters is the Maximum Elevation and will drop upto the Minimum of 871meters. The flag-off is scheduled from Bagshed and marks its end in Kamand .

Medium

  • 30 °C
  • 3
  • 1
Heaven's Ridge

Stage 6 / Heaven's Ridge

56.2 KM /of Competitive Distance

  • 2040meters is the Maximum Elevation and will drop upto the Minimum of 977meters. The flag-off is scheduled from Kamand and marks its end in Jatingri .

Easy

  • 28 °C
  • 2
  • 1
Into the Wild

Stage 7 / Into the Wild

89 KM /of Competitive Distance

  • 2700meters is the Maximum Elevation and will drop upto the Minimum of 1290meters. The flag-off is scheduled from Jatingri and marks its end in Palampur .

Hard

  • 25 °C
  • 3
  • 1
Land of the Lamas

Stage 8 / Land of the Lamas

55.5 KM /of Competitive Distance

  • 1664meters is the Maximum Elevation and will drop upto the Minimum of 1245meters. The flag-off is scheduled from Palampur and marks its end in Dharamshala .

Medium

  • 27 °C
  • 2
  • 1

Welcome To The Himalayas

With profound topographical features to the endorsement of different ecological systems, nature has equipped the Himalayas with vegetation ranging from the grasslands and coniferous forests at the higher altitudes to the tropical rainforests that are scattered at the lower elevations.
Being a home to the exotic species of animals like snow leopard and black bear to the many diverse and beautiful species of birds like brown rock chat and Himalayan bulbul, the habitat in the Himalayas is the only true reason that makes this place a perfect destination to ride.

Race Cheat Sheet

#NameCompetitive DistanceElevation GainFeed StationsService Points
1.Balkhus Epiphany55.2 Kilometers1680 Meters21
2.Sutlej Symphony89 Kilometers2061 Meters32
3.Conquest of Garh (Queens Stage)76.5 Kilometers3000 Meters31
4.Mystical Passes77 Kilometers2100 Meters31
5.The Kings Mutiny91 Kilometers1975 Meters31
6.Heaven's Ridge56.2 Kilometers1590 Meters21
7.Into the Wild89 Kilometers2150 Meters31
8.Land of the Lamas55.5 Kilometers1350 Meters21

Expore The Himalayas

With 8 days of riding and equal nights of delight, this 15th version of Hero MTB Himalayas would bestow riders to explore the unabridged Himachal Pradesh state of India starting from the “queen of hills” Shimla to the “Valley of Gods” Kullu followed by the “Himalayan Pyramid” Kangra and finally concluding to the “land of his holiness” Dharamshala with delicious Himalayan cuisine and amazing people along the way. To what one calls amusement, to what other says recreation, this journey would be full of adventure to explore the potential within you, be it mind or be it body. From highest elevation point of race, Jalori pass (3120 m) to the mighty rivers of Sutlej and Beas, this 580 km journey is going to test every sense in you with their entire wilderness and eventually would reward you with all their beauty. So, come prepared and plan your strategy because Himalayas are calling you and now is the time to conquer the same.