Gokyo Lake Ice Hockey and Ice Skating Competition are a newly introduced ice game in Everest region of Nepal. Everest region lakes are frozen from December to March so Ice hockey in Gokyo Lake is one of the most do adventure.
Ice Hockey and Ice Skating will be an official record of highest altitude at 4790m of the world to date. Gokyo Lake is one of the biggest lakes in the Everest Region and one of the highest in the world. You need to pass through this lake during Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lake trek.
When the Glacier Lake freezes completely, it becomes a play ground so; Gokyo Lake can be an alternative game in the winter season for the visitors in Nepal. At the starting of “Visit Nepal Year 2020“, this game is going to introduce by Nepal. Now one can enjoy the Everest Base Camp trek along with winter adventure sports in the highest altitude in Nepal.
In this introductory match, athletes from the US, Canada, India, and Russia are taking participants. The friendly Ice hockey and Ice Skating game is going to held on 14th February 2020.
“Visit Nepal Year 2020 Secretariat said the newly-designed adventure and sports tourism product of the yearlong tourism promotional campaign will exhibit international figure skating event and a friendly ice hockey match at the altitude of 4,790m to promote Nepal as a destination for winter sports and to promote Nepal for all seasons.
For Introduction video of Figure Skating in Nepal
‘ The event will feature alpine figure skaters, avid climbers, ice hockey trainers and adventure enthusiasts, according to the secretariat. Olympians from the US and Canada, including Jeremy Abbott of the US – the 2008 Grand Prix Final champion, Patrick Chan of Canada – a former competitive figure skater and a 2018 Olympic gold medalist in the team event, Elizabeth Putnam of Canada – a former competitive pair skater, Matej Silecky of the US – a member of the 2012 US Collegiate Figure Skating Champion team, Junior Men, Nick Kalisz – an ice hockey player and filmmaker, and Laura Kottlowski of the US, a figure skating gold medalist are participating in the event ‘according to MyRepublica post.