The Gospel Pass Everesting Challenge returns for a second year!
What is Everesting?
The idea is simple - but that doesn't mean this challenge is easy! Choose a hill and ride up and down by the same route until you have clocked up 8,848 meters of ascent, i.e. the height of the world’s tallest mountain, Mt. Everest.
Our event is based on the famous Gospel Pass, the highest motorable road in Wales, and you'll need to repeat the climb 16 times, all without sleep! It’s as much a psychological challenge as it is a physical endeavour. How will you motivate yourself to keep grinding the gears and turning the pedals to achieve your goal?
To make this unique event more accessible, we've opened it up to teams of riders as well as solo cyclists.
And in a nod to the mountain which inspired this endeavour, we'll be donating 10% of all entry fees to the Himalayan Quests Foundation.
Of course, if you're climbing Everest, you're going to need a base camp - ours will be at our shop, Drover Cycles, in Hay-on-Wye, on the edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. We'll have Stealth Nutrition in attendance to help keep you fuelled and hydrated, and we'll have demo bikes from Ridley for you to test in anger on the climb.
See you there!