The Himalayan Crossing

August 28, 2013

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The Himalayan Crossing – True to its name, the route criss-crosses through mountain ranges of The Himalayas, taking you through Kinnaur and Spiti Valleys, before ending on one of the toughest passes on this planet – The Rohtang La. This is one among those races that are tougher, with freezing temps, icy landscapes, brutal climbs, and some very menacing trails that hurt our egos over and over again. The events include 315K and 160K.

Race Date

Jul 8, 2014

Event Type

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No. Runners

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Website

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Results

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Race Registration

The entry fees is $2000 for the 315K race and $1500 for the 160K race. To participate in The Himalayan Crossing you can register in the official website.

Course / Route Map

The course starts in Poo and finishes on one of the toughest passes on this planet – The Rohtang La. The route takes the runners through Kinnaur and Spiti Valleys. Terrain has broken path, dusty sections, snow peaks and narrow trails cut in to the side of mountains.

Stage cut-off for 315K :

1. 104 kms  – Tabo –  25 hours
2. 210 kms – Losar – 52 hours
3. 252 kms – Batal – 67 hours
4. 315 kms – Rohtang Pass – 90 hours

Stage cut-off for 160K :

1. 60 kms – Losar 12 hours
2. 102 kms – Batal – 27 hours
3. 160 kms – Rohtang La – 42 hours

Race Profile / Elevation Map

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Race Tags

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Time Limits & Cutoffs

  • 315K Race: 90 hours, total 4 stages with 3 time cut-off stages
  • 160K Race: 55 hours, total 3 stages with 2 time cut-off stages

Course Records

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Prize Money & Awards

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T-Shirts, Medals, Certificates

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Water Stops & Refreshments

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Expected Race Day Weather

Dipping to freezing temperatures at night. Day time sun beats down mercilessly at this altitude causing dehydration, sun burn and dizzy spells.

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