Ultra Spice 1750 2018
January 27 - February 1
Route – A longer race of 120 hrs that is a RAAM Qualifier for solo and has 2, 3 or 4 person team categories. The Race follows the same route at the 1000 till it touches the Mangalore-Bangalore highway. There instead of heading back, the route continues south along the Western ghats, rolling through spectacular coffee and spice plantations of Coorg. From there it descends down from the Sahyadris to Iritty in Kerala before heading up to Wayanad. Heading into the Nilgiri mountains through Eucalyptus trees the route climbs up to Ooty at 2200Mt through a winding 25 km route. Turning around the route returns the same way to the Mangalore-Bangalore highway and turns to descend towards the coast. From Mangalore the route follows the coastline back to Goa. The distance 1750 Km has a the total elevation gain of almost 21200 Mts.
Map link: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18150512