Monday, March 24, 2014

Himalayan Outdoor Festival

What started off as a small dream by a bunch of outdoor enthusiast, The Himalayan outdoor festival now is a huge outdoor activities filled event that takes place every year and talks about human powered adventure sports, music and Himalayan life style.Like every year, it was organised this year as well from 21st - 23rd of March which became a great hit, success and a moment to remember to all the outdoor lover and all the spectators who were present in the festival. It was the third edition of the festival this year. The festival started with night uphill race challenge on the first day in which Roan Tamang from Single track team finished first followed by Lelish Maharjan and Jeff Webster. 

There were few more Mt.biking events in the festival on the second day as well, Amature male/female cross country race and cross country eliminator race for professional riders for the first time in Nepal. Lelish Maharjan dominated in Amature cross country male category where as Tara thapa did in female category. Cody Wallace, candiana national endurance champion dominated in 1st ever cross country eliminator race where as Ajay pandit, winner of yak attack 2014, came second. Both Mt.biking events were organised by Himalayan Single Track and Gaint, a mountain bike brand, was a main sponsor. The Mt.biking events was also supported by Big smile Nepal, Frontier paragliding, Alternative Nepal, Big smile Nepal, Yak attack, Funkier and social tours.

The other fun event that took place during the festival were bouldering competition, slack lining, rope climbing, zip lining, face painting, bouncing castle and trampoline for kids and much more. There were some musical bands playing soothing music later on in the evening to get the festival spirit go on...

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