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2017 National Rafting Champs Results

2017 National Rafting Champs Results

Paddle Nepal takes 3rd place at the National Rafting Champs! We've gotta admit - it stings a little to lose our undefeated title, but our team gave it their all and have accepted bronze with grace.   We are super proud of our team and also so impressed by the hard...

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2017 Nepal Rafting Championships

2017 Nepal Rafting Championships

Nepal's national rafting championships will be held at Fishling on the Trisuli River 14-15-16 February 2017.   The Himalayan River Guide Association is organizing the event in cooperation with the International Rafting Federation and Nepal Rafting & Canoeing...

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Himalayan Freestyle Championship 2nd Feb 2017

Himalayan Freestyle Championship 2nd Feb 2017

Nepal Kayak & Canoe Club is hosting the 2nd Himalayan Freestyle Championships on the Trisuli River 2nd February 2017. Here's some information from the organizer's Facebook event page... Have you ever heard of McNasty, Aerial Loop and Phonics Monkey? These are the...

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Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

A Himalayan size thank you goes out to Robin Bushell from Mountain River Crag Outdoor First Aid Training for sponsoring our Still Paddling Scholarship recipients with Wilderness First Aid Training.   Its been almost 2 years since the Gorkha Earthquake, and our...

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Himalayan White Water Challenge 2016 Results

Himalayan White Water Challenge 2016 Results

WOW! Finally back from our 15th annual Himalayan White Water Challenge. BIG congratulations to our Paddle Nepal team athletes... DOWN RIVER RACE  1st - Nim B Magar 2nd - Rajendra Gurung 3rd - Dipesh Gurung BOATER CROSS 3rd - Dipesh Gurung HIMALAYAN EXTREME SLALOM...

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Himalayan White Water Challenge 28-30 Nov 2016

Himalayan White Water Challenge 28-30 Nov 2016

The Nepal Association of Rafting Agents is organizing another Himalayan White Water Challenge.  Also known as Nepal's “Rodeo”, this year’s event will be held in Pokhara, the “adventure capital of Nepal”. Save the dates:  28-30 October 2016. More information coming...

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Bhote Koshi Express 27-29 Oct 2016

Bhote Koshi Express 27-29 Oct 2016

We at Paddle Nepal are proud to support the Nepal Kayak & Canoe Club BHOTE KOSHI EXPRESS. Nepal Kayak & Canoe Club is organizing the second edition of their Extreme Kayak Championships. The place has not been picked up randomly: the Bhote Koshi River is one of...

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Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

Still Paddling Scholarship continues with support of Join Adventures & Swift Water Safety Institute (USA): Thanks to the ongoing support of Join Adventures founder Laura Oakley, we have just completed a fantastic week of fully sponsored swift water rescue training...

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Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

Still Paddling Scholarship continues with support of the International Rafting Federation: Our newly appointed IRF instructor Nim B Magar just completed a 3 day complimentary IRF raft guide training workshop for our group of Still Paddling scholarship recipients. ...

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Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

Still Paddling Scholarship Continues

Still Paddling Scholarship continues with support of Join Adventures & New Zealand Kayak School: This scholarship program has been a huge success with trainees pushing each other to the limits and showing tremendous potential.  We have now extended the scholarship...

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We Have an IRF Instructor in the House

We Have an IRF Instructor in the House

BIG congratulations to our boss man Nim B Magar - the brain and brawn behind Paddle Nepal for successfully achieving International Rafting Federation IV/V Raft Guide & Safety Craft INSTRUCTORS accreditation. Thank you to both IRF instructors Jim Coffey & Mark...

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We’re Still Paddling Scholarship

We’re Still Paddling Scholarship

We are proud to be providing an 8 week intensive river guide training program free of charge to 9 young adults affected by the 2015 earthquakes. We believe the gift of skill development and future employment is the most valuable donation one can provide in Nepal right...

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Post Earthquake Report of Rafting Rivers in Nepal

Post Earthquake Report of Rafting Rivers in Nepal

The Nepal Association of Rafting Agencies (NARA) has successfully concluded a detailed assessment of rafting and kayaking rivers in Nepal. The attached report concludes that all official commercial rivers are safe and open for whitewater adventures post the April 25th...

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Paddle with Purpose

Paddle with Purpose

Big congratulations to the Nepal Kayak Club for receiving the Canoe & Kayak Magazine Paddle with Purpose Award.  Canoe & Kayak Magazine Announcement Article Like many outdoor adventure lovers, guides and companies in Nepal, the Nepal Kayak Club stepped up to...

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Earthquake Emergency Response

Earthquake Emergency Response

Since the earthquake on the 25th of April our entire Paddle Nepal family have been working tirelessly to help local communities most affected.  While it will take time for emergency services to take action and international aid to arrive, we have the outdoor...

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