International Webinars – Paddling in Nepal

During 2023, BCAB will be sharing a range of webinars aimed at those looking to paddle overseas or exploring places to paddle.

Each webinar will cover the opportunities to paddle throughout the country, including types of environment available and grades, visa requirements and byelaws, logistics of getting to and in and around the country, as well as local guide top tips.

Join our next webinar on 20th April, led by Darren Clarkson, exploring paddling in Nepal. Book Online Here.

Darren Clarkson 

Darren is an adventurer whose personal philosophy asks what we can learn when we put ourselves in a place of adventure. Over the last 25+ years, Darren has explored some of the world’s most challenging rivers. He specialises in running trips across the Himalaya in Nepal, India, Bhutan, Pakistan and Tibet.

He has been called one of the most innovative paddlers of his generation, his name synonymous with a generation of Himalayan paddlers.

Darren has countless first descents and numerous noteworthy solo descents to his name.

He is owner and Head Guide of Pure Land Expeditions, working directly with Nepal, Bhutan and India Governments to promote safe adventure sports and safe working practices.

Darren provides logistic and expedition support for media productions for international units filming in the Himalayas.

  • He is the only known paddler ever to solo the rivers from Everest.
  • The only paddler to have paddled all the rivers from Everest and K2.
  • Speed records on Tsarap and Zanskar, Tons, Pindar, Arun.
  • Triple crown paddler.
  • Respected Himalayan guide working relationships with governors in India and Nepal.
  • Expedition provider to Indian and British Army and Navy.
  • Consultant for a number of international river projects.

Darren has also written several books including

  • Riding the tears of Everest
  • Whitewater Nepal (with Peter Knowles)
  • Whitewater Ladakh (with Tsering Chotak)
  • Beautiful Blue

Join us on 20th April, 7pm – 8.30pm UK time, to hear about paddling in Nepal.

Book Online Here.