Huairasinchi

Exploring the Amazon Rainforest of Ecuador at a Unique Edition of Huairasinchi

Navigation in the Amazon

This year the Huairasinchi race in Ecuador took teams deep into the Amazon rainforest for an adventure unlike any the race had delivered before. Huairasinchi (a Kichwa word meaning strength of the wind) is the oldest race in the Adventure Racing World Series, and always one of the toughest.  The …

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The Amazon’s jungle, rivers and ancestral territories will be the setting for the 19th edition of the Huairasinchi Expedition Race in Ecuador

The Amazon Jungle of Ecuador

This year will be the first time that the Huairasinchi World Series expedition adventure race will be held in the lowlands of Ecuador, where the highest point does not exceed 1000 meters above sea level. The city of Tena is the epicenter of this mega adventure and the teams will …

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Team Movistar Terra Aventura Win the 18th Huairasinchi Expedition Race in Ecuador

“This Huairasinchi was a really special one, one of the toughest of the past decade for sure. They were extremely hard stages with tricky navigation and on some stages we just concentrated on not getting lost, and then tried to push hard on the more physical stages. You had to …

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World Series Adventure Racing Returns as Huairasinchi Takes Place in the High Andes

Cycling in the Andes at Huairasinchi

The 17th Huairasinchi expedition adventure race took place last week in the spectacular scenery of the high Andes of Ecuador, with teams racing among the volcanoes around Cotopaxi. Thirty-four teams with racers from 8 countries started, and the winners were Ecuadorian team Team Movistar Terra Aventura, which is ranked 9th …

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The Adventure Racing World Series – Exploring Our World

There are many different sporting World Series, but for the chance to experience landscapes and cultures first hand, and to really explore somewhere new, nothing comes close to the Adventure Racing World Series.ARWS 2020 includes 10 destinations across the globe, spanning 6 continents and including some locations on every adventurers …

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The Magic and Myth of Huairasinchi

The Huairasinchi expedition adventure race in Ecuador is one of the longest established races of its kind in the world, it’s one of the hardest, and it’s one which teams return to again and again. This year’s race was the 16th edition and was round 5 of the 2019 Adventure …

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Follow Huairasinchi Ecuador LIVE – Starting 10th June 2019

Follow Huairasinchi Ecuador live at https://raceplay.se/event?eventid=43  Social Media coverage by the race organiser at https://www.facebook.com/Huairasinchi/ and https://www.instagram.com/huairasinchi/ Other coverage available at: AR Live Coverage Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/arlivecoverage/ Sleepmonsters Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/SleepMonsters/ Sleepmonsters.com – https://www.sleepmonsters.com

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Team Movistar Terra Aventura Win in Ecuador

The team movistar terra adventure continued to maintain as an absolute leader of the race during all stages, and after having completed the route in 55 hours with 22 minutes reached goal and became the winners for second year of the Competition with major editions of adventure worldwide.  During the …

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HuairasinchiMovistar Day 2 Report

Day 2 of HuairasinchiMovistar ARWS 2018 started with teams finishing a long bike leg #4, and arriving in trekking to CP8, Parque La Familia and Parque de Aventura San Martin in Baños for the rope system. This imposing rope system paralyzed more than one due to its height, the rock/lava …

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HuairasinchiMovistar ARWS 2018: The Route of the Sacred Water

HuairasinchiMovistar ARWS 2018, started, today, Sunday July 22nd, and as usual in adventure races, with many unforeseen circumstances, solidarity and excitement. Follow the action live at http://live.arworldseries.com/ecuador18/ Teams started the day very early since buses left Hotel Sangay in Baños at 4h30am to take all teams to the start line at …

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