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Nov 7


November 7, 2020

The World’s Highest Extreme Triathlon in Nepal began in the Himalayans.

The Roof Of The World

Swim4.jpgHimalayanXtri is a new extreme long-distance triathlon to come to Nepal in South Asia and the first in the region as part of the XTRI World Tour.

Nepal embodies the very definition of the words extreme and diverse. Home to the great Himalayas and 8 of the world’s top 10 highest mountains, giant glaciers, subtropical forests, and sweeping arid deserts. It is about the closeness of sharing the day with your support and crew. It is about community. But never forget. This race is seriously extreme. Nothing in Nepal is flat!


3.8km swim, 175km bike, 43km run

4,000m highest point

8,800m overall elevation gain


The 3.8km swim will start at 04.00 at Lake Phewa, Pokhara. It will be a night swim and will require wetsuits. The water will be about 15 degrees Celsius.

The 175km road bike ride is all on asphalt but will  not be suitable for TT bikes. Overall course elevation gain is 5,260m.  T1 is at 800m altitude.  Highest point is 1,740m.

The 43km run is entirely off-road. T2 starts at 1,740m. Highest point is 4,000m, before a descent to the finish and overnight at a remote homestay village at 1,400m.


Entries will open on

Monday 3rd February 09.00 (CET) for a limited number of 100 slots

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November 7, 2020
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