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HERO MTB SHIMLA 2018

Hero MTB Himalaya
Shimla Edition

More popularly known as Hero MTB Shimla 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. Please see that 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!
Off Road
90%
Downhill
60%
Trails
15%
Loose Rock 35%
35%
Loose Gravel Surface
45%

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2017
King of
Himalaya
Pre-Race
Registration

Friday | April 13th, 2018

Registration: 09:00-3:00 pm / Race Hotel
Rider Briefing: 7:30 pm / Race Hotel
Dinner: 8:30 pm / Race Hotel

Prologue

Friday | April 13th, 2018

City ride around Shimla
Evening, followed by rider briefing

Race
Day 1

Saturday | April 14th, 2018

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Breakfast: 6:30-7:30 am / Race Hotel
Flag Off: 9:00 am / The Ridge, Shimla
End: 6:00 pm / Race Campsite 1 | Hail Himalaya
Presentation: 7:30 pm & Dinner: 8:00 pm

Day 2

Sunday | April 15th, 2018

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Breakfast: 7am
Start: 8:00 am / Race Campsite 1 | Hail Himalaya
Flag in + Podium Finish + Prize distribution : 5:30pm
Closing Ceremony & Dinner: 7:30

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Get In Touch

Address

A5, MC Parking cum commercial complex,
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh,
India 171001

Phone

+91-9218777777

Email

mtbhimalaya@hastpa.org

Mohit Sood

Race Director and Founder

Ashish Sood

Director - Communications
ashish@hastpa.org

Kshitiz Gupta

Analyst - Communications
kshitiz.gupta@hastpa.org