TENZING NORGAY MTB CHALLENGE – 2nd Edition
NOVEMBER 2, 2020
2020/11/02 07:30:00

Route : Off Road / Motorable Road
Gradient : Uphill Terrain with gaining elevation around 8440ft (A+ grade) in one day.
Category : Open
Cyclothan (fun ride) | Race (professional) | Virtual Cycling (approx 35km)
Ride through the valley of Tea Garden and dense forest Chatakpur sanctuaries

About The Event

The primarily aim of the MTB RACE is to commensurate 105th Birth-Anniversary of our legend, Late Sh. Tenzing Norgay. THE MTB CHALLENGE is back with the 2nd edition which has more of everything i.e more higher standards, more severe competition, more tougher challenges in terms of weather and route (with offroad and uphill terrain) and a lot more.

SCHEDULE

  • Day 1

    1 November 2020

    Reporting Day at HMI for Race / Cyclothan / Briefing / Bib No.
  • Day 2

    2 November 2020

    RACE DAY
  • Day 3

    3 November 2020

    Disperse. (Note : only winners may stay for the distribution ceremony)
  • Day 4

    4 November 2020

    Prize Distribution for 1st, 2nd, 3rd

About the venue

Towards east of Darjeeling through Ghoom-Jorebunglow, one passes through lovely scenic spots and lush green tea gardens. Flower nurseries and crystal clear rivulets cross your way in journey towards Mungpoo, famous not only as a summer residence of poet Rabindra Nath Tagore, but also famous for Cinchona plantation.


CHATAKPUR is on a hill-slope facing the North. The lower part of the village is where the motorable road ends. The altitude of this area is about 7,500 feet. The top of the hill is where there is a watchtower from where almost a 360-degree view of the surrounding area can be seen. The altitude of this highest point is almost 7,800 feet.


Tiger Hill is located in Darjeeling, in the Indian State of West Bengal. It has a panoramic view of Mount Everest and Mount Kanchenjunga together.


Mungpoo: 3,700 ft
Chatakpur: 7,800 ft
Tiger Hill: 8,441 ft
TOTAL DISTANCE: 35km

Champions of
Tenzing Norgay MTB 2019 – 1st Edition

1st

(Male Category)
Devendra Thakur,
HIMACHAL, INDIA

2nd

(Male Category)
Vithal Vosale,
MAHARASTRA, INDIA

3rd

(Male Category)
Laxman Malla,
NEPAL

1st

(Female Category)
Usha Kanal,
NEPAL

2nd

(Female Category)
Nirjala Karmakar,
NEPAL

3rd

(Female Category)
Sunee Dolma Shrestha,
NEPAL

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