The Kathmandu Neverest Challenge is on again at the Dandenong Ranges in Melbourne from Friday, 5 April to Saturday, 6 April 2019.
This vertical test of endurance requires a solo participant or a team to ascend and descend the same track until they complete the equivalent of the height of Everest (9000m) above sea level. The event is a charity event to raise funds for the Australian Himalayan Foundation.
In 2019, you have a choose your own adventure style challenge on a brand new track! Teams and solos have a choice of three challenges. All are fully supported on a 3.72km out and back course, starting and finishing at the One Tree Hill Picnic Ground.
Base Camp to Summit – 3,468m, 13 laps, 48km
Kathmandu to Summit – 7,448m, 28 laps, 104km
Sea-Level to Summit – 8,848m, 34 laps, 127km