Stage 8: Chuksang to Jomsom via Muktinath | 15.1km
||↑ 1184m ↓ 484m
||(↑ 3,885ft ↓ 1,588ft)
|Start Finish elevation
Race > Chuksang – Muktinath (optional Lupra (2800m) – Jomsom (2720m))
Panorama crossing the Gyu La. Annapurna and Dhaulagiri in view. Click for full sized panorama.
From Chuksang, there is a long steady climb to the Gyu La (4030m) through the amazing mud and wood village of Tangbe, and there is a stunning view waiting for you from the pass. This is followed by a fast descent on good trails to Muktinath.
A short-ish run but plenty of climb and hard work after this week of high-altitude effort.
There is the option to complete a full loop by running to Jomsom (2-3 hours) or taking a shared taxi back to the hotel. So far, 90% of people have chosen the latter!
Here’s the village on the way:
Mustang (Nepal) : Lupra village from Tonio Nicolazzi on Vimeo.
Stage by Stage
|Day 4, Tue, Apr 18th|
Stage 1: Kagbeni to Tsaile
|Day 5, Wed, Apr 19th|
Stage 2: Tsaile to Ghemi
|Day 6, Thu, Apr 20th|
Stage 3: Ghemi to Lo Manthang
|Day 7, Fri, Apr 21st|
Lo Manthang – rest & acclimatisation
|Day 8, Sat, Apr 22nd|
Stage 4: Lo Manthang to Konchok Ling
|Day 9, Sun, Apr 23rd|
Stage 5: Lo Manthang to Yara
|Day 10, Mon, Apr 24th|
Stage 6: Yara to Tanggye
|Day 11, Tue, Apr 25th|
Stage 7: Tanggye to Chuksang
|Day 12, Wed, Apr 26th|
Stage 8: Chuksang to Jomsom via Muktinath
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