Welcome to Movie Monday 8 January 2018 here at Unsponsored. We have well over 20 edits for you to get your teeth into.
Darren Clarkson King of Pure Land Expeditions is making a short lecture tour at the beginning of 2018 before he heads back to the Himalayas.
4th Jan 2018 7pm https://www.bradbingcc.co.uk/daz/ (Bradford & Bingley CC)
27th Jan 2018 6pm North East Kayaks & Paddles
1 Feb 2018 time TBC AS Watersports
The Ladakh River Festival takes place on the Indus River (India) on August 19 to 20th 2017. This is the worlds highest kayaking competition.
Here in Ladakh we have amazing, world class whitewater kayaking – big rivers, huge rapids, cold water and all in an environment like nowhere else in the world.
The Rivers of Nepal have long enchanted my imagination. The adventures they provide seem endless. As we progress in life we sort after new challenges. Dreams lay plans like eggs waiting to hatch. The idea of Soloing a longer river has captured my imagination for sometime now.
It’s been only a short while since the one day Tsarap Chu and Zanskar descent. In Ladakh, India. The 20hr50min paddle. The 240km descent, the boxed walls, the long rapids, the silent cries in the night. I get asked daily, why? What pleasure was in it? Is it worth it? I’ve not come up with a real answer before – Mallory’s quip unsatisfactory – it’s always going to be there. Perhaps I can sum up…