Failing is not a crime; lack of Effort is.



In 72 hours and 333 Km in length, La Ultra – The High takes you over three 17, 500 ft + high mountain passes of Ladakh a massive cold desert, part of The Great Himalayan mountain range in India. The region is as brutal as it is beautiful. It can make you experience 40 degree C heat and take you to Minus 12 C cold in matter of 6 hours. Oxygen levels are 50 % of what you breathe at sea level. From 2017 edition, the race will begin close to Hemis Monastery, in shadow of the STOK Range. From here it moves towards the Khardung La Pass (highest motor-able road in the world at 18,380 feet), after crossing the mighty Indus River at Spituk. Finish line is set in Morey Plains, an elevated stretch of land at 15,500 ft that marks the beginning of Changtang plateau. You reach here only after crossing two more 17, 500 ft + passes of Ladakh range on the way, Wari La & Tanglang La.

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