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February 7, 2020

Time to plant trees

A Chinese proverb has it that, “The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” It’s impossible to refute the wisdom of this, and while the tree can be a metaphor for so many other aspects … Continue reading

May 23, 2019

Invited young Nepali athletes!

Every year it is our privileged to invite some of the best young Nepali runners to run the Mustang Trail Race in the remote badlands of Upper Mustang. While Nepal is often described as a “small country”, travelling from place … Continue reading

January 7, 2018

Mustang, one more time about the running

Originally written / posted on March 1, 2014 by Roger Henke* after the 2014 Mustang Trail Race and salvaged with permission from his now retired blog. Note that some links may no longer work.  I said earlier that the Mustang trail race … Continue reading

January 7, 2018

The winds of Mustang

A post for those for whom this is their first multi-day event. Roger things about how to approach the race, with thoughtful, helpful suggestions! Continue reading

January 7, 2018

Mustang trail race, what about the running?

Posted on February 20, 2014 by Roger Henke* A post for those for whom this is their first multi-day event. All this talk about the place, but what about the running? The event site‘s FAQ redirects you to some great resources for training … Continue reading

May 26, 2015

Mustang Trail Race in the Guardian

Nepal: a trail runner’s paradise “After racing through the Himalayan country as the earthquake struck, it became clear that it now needs sporting tourists more than ever before,” says Alfie-Pearce Higgins. Alfie, second in the 2015 Mustang Trail Race this … Continue reading

May 15, 2014

Trekking to Lo Manthang, Mustang, Nepal

Mustang, Nepal: the trek to watch Teeji festival in Lo Manthang, the highs and lo’s of the Continue reading

arniko chuli climbing expedition, mustang, nepal
May 9, 2014

Arniko Chuli (6,039 m) Peak climbing expedition in Mustang, September 2014

Climb a 6000m peak on the Tibetan border in Mustang, Nepal. Continue reading

January 29, 2014

Luri Gompa winter puja Mustang, Nepal

This is a winter puja – just at the beginning of December. We were lucky to be in the right place at the right time, and casually hear about the event hours before it happened. Continue reading

August 8, 2013

Trek in Mustang

We know the Mustang pretty well by now and work with knowledgable local guides to reach the places most tours don’t reach. If you want us to help you organise a tour to Mustang, for 10 days, or more or … Continue reading



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