Topic:  What Makes a Great MTB Destination – Technical, Geograpical and   Races                                                                                                                                       Date: 24th March 2018
Time: 4:00 PM
Conference Hall: A

Chhimi Urkyen Gurung, an adventure tour operator and A+ grade trekking guide of Nepal, is one of the speakers of Global Adventure & Mountaineering Conference and Expo 2018. He is the President of Nepal Cycling Association (NCA), a Treasurer at Nepal Olympic Committee (NOC), Ex-Executive member of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), Senior Advisor at Manang Marshyangdi Football Club (MMC), a member of Board of Management at The Duke Edinburgh’s International Award, and Executive board member of Nepal China Sports Friendship.


Chhimi’s Adventures:

In between 1990-1993, he traveled around Pumori Ridge, Kalapathar region, and EBC on a mountain bike. He was the Race Director of First Epic Cross Country Race in 2006 and 14th Asian Mountain Bike Championship 2008. He’s the technical director of Annapurna Triathlon. Also, he has handled Yak Attack stage race (Annapurna round) from 2007 to 2014 as a Supervisor. He has been working as the Race Director at Yak Ru Annapurna Challenge since 2004. He was the Director of TAAN Mountain Bike Championship on World Environment Day from 2004-2009. He was the Chief Coordinator of Cycle rally on world tourism day from 2004 to 2008. He took I. O. C. Olympic Solidarity Technical Course for Coach in Cycling –Level I in 2010 UCI National Commissaire course on Mountain bike in 2008.


Social Works:

He has been actively working in the field of Social Work as well. He commenced his journey in social work by helping earthquake victims in Dharan in 1988. Since then he has volunteered for 3rd World food day 9th Oct 1993; founded tree plantation program in Manang Annapurna region;and is conducting it continuously since 2003 till date. He also organized campaigns to help land slide victims in 1990 &2007 and contributed as the Co-ordinator in clean-up program around the heritage places 2005-2008. He has been conducting Education program since 1997– 2008 and blood donation program since 2002 – 2008. He has donated his blood for 23 times and is 3 times award winner for donating blood.



  • Nepal Cycling Association (President) 1995 – 2011
  • Nepal Olympic Committee (Executive Member) – 2007-2011
  • All Nepal Football Association   (Ex-Executive Member)
  • Manang Marshyangdi Club (Vice President) 2001-2003
  • Manang Marshyangdi Club    (President)     2004 – 2007
  • 11th South Asian game, Dhaka, Bangaladesh   Deputy Chef The Mission 2010
  • 16th Asian Game, Guangzhou, China                Deputy Chef The Mission 2010
  • London Olympic NOC   Attaché 2012
  • 17th Asian Game, Incheon    Chef de Mission 2014
  • Awarded By Nepal Association of Travel Agents
  • Awarded By All Nepal Football Association (Marty’s Memorial 2003)
  • Awarded by IAAS Almuni Association Norway (World Food day-1993)
  • Awarded By Manang Marshyangdi Club for Blood Donation-1997
  • Awarded By All Nepal Football Association (2002)
  • Awarded By Bhaktapur Tourism Development Committee (27th Sep 2002)
  • Awarded by Kathmandu Environmental Education Project (First Responder Course Certificate)
  • Awarded By Nepal Sports Club (2001)
  • Awarded by Manang Marshyngdi Club For Recognize Club In Nepal (1997)
  • Awarded By King’s Cup Football Tournament (2001)
  • Awarded By Thasang Sports Club – 2007
  • Awarded By Raid Himalaya- Nepal- Japan 50th diplomatic relationship anniversary mountain bike race 2007
  • Advertisement Role model for: Aayo Noon, Vitamin A, Euro guard (Water purifier)
  • Advertisement Role model for: Euro Guard
  • Advertisement Role model for: Vitamin A

Chhimi’s participation in various competitions and his achievements:

Date Events Position
1983 Nepal Junior Red cross Circle Volley Ball Championship 2nd
1984 Lalitpur District Road Race( 7 Km.) 1st
1985 6th  Road Race (5 Km)/ Star Club 3rd
1985 21st Sports Grand Festival (800m) 1st
1986 22nd Sports  Grand Festival (800m) 1st
1986 Jaycees Road  Race( 16 Km), Pokhara 7th
                         1987 7th place International track field 1987 7th
1990 Annapurna Triathlon -Team Events 1st
1991 Mar.28th Tobacco Free Fun Run Participate
1992-1993 Sano Gaucharan Knock out Football Tournament 1st
1993 H.H the DALAI LAMA’s Birthday Cup 2nd Football Tournament 1st
1993 Annapurna Triathlon -Team Events 3rd
1994 Himalayan Mountain bike Championship 4th
1994 3rd Gaucharan Knock out Football Tournament 2nd
1995 Annapurna Triathlon 1st
1996 Mar 30th 7th Star Annapurna Triatholon 3rd
1996 His Majesty King Birendra B.B. Shah Dev Golden Jubilee Cycle Championship
1997 July 5th Nyeshang 2nd
1997  Football Tournament (District Football Association Palpa) 2nd
1998 ANFA-Coca-Cola National League Football Tournament
2002 Super Bowl Bowling Championship 5th
2001 Six Summit Mountain bike Challenge Gold
2002 Oct Six Summit Mountain bike Challenge Gold
2002 Birendra Memorial Football Tournament 2nd
2002 Nepal Open Bowling Cup
2004 Oct 2 1st Veteran Open Athletic Championship(5000m)
2004 – 2005 Goal keeper, Manang Marshyangdi Clubs Leach champion Khukuri Gold Cup Inter Club Football Tournament 2nd 2007 Olympic Day Run Since 15 years Participated





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