Entry Fee & Refund Policy

Yading Vertical Kilometre – HK$940.00

Yading Skyrun (29km) – HK$1,330.00

Yading Kora Ultra (46km) – HK$1,720.00

Yading Hiking –  HK$624.00

Yading Skyrunning Camp –  HK$2,222.00

We do not refund race entries under any circumstances

*The final decision rests with the race comittee.  


Travel & Accommodation

The nearest airport to Yading Shangri-La happens to be the world’s highest commercial airport – Daocheng Yading Airport (IATA : DCY). Once arriving, you’ll be taken to Yading via the shuttle buses arranged by China Mountain Trails (we’ll also provide you with a return journey). Daocheng airport is served by various carriers from Chengdu, Chongqing,Hangzhou, Kanding airports. These airports  connect to many hubs in the US (LA, San Francisco), Europe (London, Amsterdam, Paris, Frankfurt, Helsinki), and Asia (KL, Seoul, Bangkok, Taipei, HK, Tokyo, Singapore etc.).

 

 

Yading offers many accommodation options from hostel through to 5 star hotel, and runners are free to choose any accommodation they want.

For someone of you who go to Yading first time and would like to have some suggestions, the following two hotels are a safe bet:

5 Star Accommodation
Risong Gongbu Hotel (Holyland Hotel)

4 Star Accommodation
Daocheng Yading Yizhan Hotel

We also offer help in arranging accommodation in the numerous Tibetan guesthouses and hostels located in town. Please contact us directly at info@cnmtntrails.com for assistance.


Equipment

Our staff is well versed in equipment suitable to get you through the challenges you will countenance.If you have any questions on any of the below mentioned items, please contact us at info@cnmtntrails.com or send us a message on Facebook.
NOTE: Your race bib must be worn at all times – this applies to all categories.

YADING SKYRUN (29KM)

As an official SKYRUNNING WORLD SERIES event this event attracts many elites. It’s quite often the preference of elites to run light. As such, mandatory equipment for this event is limited, however, we strongly suggest you take with you, in addition to the limited mandatory equipment, the following recommended items.

MANDATORY:
Whistle
Emergency blanket

RECOMMENDED:
Running pack
Capacity to carry 1L of water
Lightweight wind jacket
Tights
Cap
Sunglasses
Hiking poles
Extra nutrition (gels, bars, etc.)
Ibuprofen

YADING VERTICAL

In terms of distance, this is a short race at just 7km. However, this is not indicative of the difficulty, climbing 1,000m over that course all of which is at SERIOUS altitude. The only mandatory items required are those listed below, however we suggest you consider taking the recommended items also.

MANDATORY:
Whistle
Emergency blanket

RECOMMENDED:
Running pack
Capacity to carry 500ml of water
Lightweight wind jacket
Tights Cap Sunglasses
Hiking poles
Ibuprofen

YADING ULTRA KORA (46KM)

The race takes runners through very forbidding environments, with longer stretches away from car-accessible points. While checkpoints are evenly placed to provide a maximum of coverage, the below equipment equipment is mandatory to ensure every participant’s safety:

MANDATORY:
Running pack
Capacity to carry 1L of water
Down jacket
Waterproof jacket
500kcal Nutrition (gels, bars, etc.)
Whistle
Headlamp
Back up headlamp
Spare batteries
Emergency Blanket
Hat (Headcover)

RECOMMENDED:
Thermal shirt
Thermal pants
Ibuprofen