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Annapurna Circuit Trail Race

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Get ready to run through multiple ecosystems going from jungle into thin air, crossing 5,416m pass.


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Map Key

166.7

Miles

268.3

KM

80%

Runnable

17,730' 5,404 m

High

2,467' 752 m

Low

39,749' 12,116 m

Up

38,911' 11,860 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

101%

Max Grade (45°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Hot Spring · Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

Come do the Annapurna Circuit which is rated one of the best treks in the world. Experience the best of cultural running and stage racing with us during our third year of this event. Get ready to run through multiple ecosystems going from the jungle into thin air as we cross 5,416m Throng pass. An estimate of the total distance is ~252k (including side trips). We will get way off the beaten track and see few other trekkers.

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Come do the Annapurna Circuit which is rated one of the best treks in the world. We will do the circuit quick and light, fully self-supported (no porters!), visiting monasteries and sleeping in beautiful tea houses along the way. Experience the best of cultural running and stage racing with us during our third year of this event.

Get ready to run through multiple ecosystems going from jungle into thin air as we cross 5,416m Throng pass. Aside from many incredible trails, we will encounter different ethnic groups like Gurungs, Magars and Thakalis and views of Annapurna, Gangapurna, Dhaulagiri, Himchuli and many other famous mountain peaks throughout our adventure.

An estimate of the total distance is ~252k (including side trips). We will get way off the beaten track and see few other trekkers.

Shared By:

Sudeep Kandel

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Photos

En route to Thoroung La Pass ~5416m. Magnificent Cholu range in the backdrop.
May 2, 2016 near Jomsom, NP
A brief stop in the village of Jhong before the descent continues on the Muktinath - Kagbeni.
Dec 5, 2017 near Jomsom, NP

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