6th Hero MTB Shimla 2017
Start date: 2017-04-14
End date: 2017-04-16
Hero MTB Himalaya Shimla Edition is a 2 day MTB XC race that is held every year in the month of April.The host City, as suggested by the name is, Shimla.
The race takes you through some of the most pristine parts of the Shivalik Mountains also known as the lesser Himalayas or the foothills of the Himalayas. The race is set in a background that calls out to an adventure lover, a mountain biker, a nature lover, and asks them to get embodied in the serene Himalayas.
Travelling through Wildlife Sanctuaries, Himalayan countryside, streams and rivulets, you experience, everything pure, that the Himalayas have to offer. You meet the most amazing people, you stay in the most beautiful locations and you ride the best terrain in India. Pedal your way through gut wrenching uphills, Speedy downhills, village back roads, beautiful meadows, thick vegetation, jeep tracks and savor real mountain biking as you travel around 120 kilometres in 2 days.
MTB Himalaya Shimla edition has only 65 open registration spots. Now in its 6th Edition , the race has definitely become India’s favourite MTB challenge!
Arrival: 14th April 2017, Shimla
Flag Off: 15th April 2017, Shimla
Closing Ceremony: 16th April 2017, Shimla
Total Days: 3
Riding Days: 2
Race Type: Cross Country (XC) MTB
Terrain Type: Off-Road, Broken Tarmac, Rocks, Sands, Mud, Streams, Tarmac, Single-track
Elevation Gain: 2500-3500 M
Highest Altitude: 2650 M (8700 ft) above sea level
Lowest Altitude: 1200 M (4000 ft) above sea level
Stay Type: 1200 M (4000 ft) above sea level
No of Open Spots: 65