Sign up for a beautiful recreational event on ski and fatbike in Alta - or a trail run in August

Arctic Alta ski

Saturday 24th of February 2024

46 km

Start: Bossekop (BUL-field) kl. 11:00. Recreational from 9-11.00

Finish: Kaiskuru skistadion.

20 km

Start: Detsika Competition and youth 11:30.

Recreational from 10.30-12.00

Finish: Kaiskuru skistadion.

12 km

Start: Tverrelvdalen club-house from 10-12.00.

Finish: Kaiskuru skistadion.

Parking/toilet facilities

Parking at the start in Bossekop, in Detsika, and finish in Kaiskuru. There are toilet facilities at the start in Bossekop, start for 12km in Tverrelvdalen, and finish in Kaiskuru.

 

Bib-number handout

The starting bibs can be picked up at the BUL house with a start of 46 km

Friday 18-19

Saturday 9-11

 

The starting bibs can also be picked up at the 20k start in Detsika

Saturday 10.30-12.00

 

The 12 km start at Tverrevdalen Ungdomshus

Saturday 10-12 am

 

Transport of clothes

Transport of clothes from start to finish area. Bag drop in a small car trailer see here. Bags must be marked with your name. 

 

Road crossings and snowmobile traffic

There are two road crossings and two snowmobile track crossings! The course follows snowmobile tracks 1,5 km from 35-36 km. Beware of all this, but there will be volunteers managing the traffic. Especially be careful crossing under the Sorrisniva bridge by the Alta River- the participants must follow a narrow track right under the bridge for a few meters if the tracks don't go on the river ice.

 

Course Preparation

The course is groomed with grooming machines. There will be a classic track in most of the course.

 

Feeding stations

There will be serving for 46 km at 10, 19, 27, and 40 km. For 20 it will be two feeding stations and 12 km one station.

 

Nutrition at checkpoints

The checkpoints will offer lightly heated sweet drinks served in paper mugs, please show consideration to other participants.

 

Trash throwing

Please don´t throw anything along the course except at the checkpoints. A penalty fee of 15 euros may occur. 

 

Safety

Some downhills can give high speed. Beware of a sharp left turn at 10k, a long downhill at 16k, and a long downhill around 32k. Show consideration to your opponents and the traffic as mentioned.

 

Pole service

There will be extra poles at the checkpoints. These must be delivered after the finish, either to the volunteers or at the finish. 

 

After the race

There will be drinks and snacks at the finish. Wardrobes/ shower/WC/ café/ prizegiving ceremony at Kaiskuru Nærmiljøsenter close to the finish area.

 

Prizes and prizegiving ceremony

In the café at Kaiskuru Nærmiljøsenter. All participants will get a medal and can win withdrawal prizes—extra prizes for the top 3 male/female/youth classes.

 

Bus transport to start at 20 km and after the finish to the city center/start at 46 km

A bus transport will be set up at 10.00 am from Kaiskuru ski stadium to the start of the 20 km in Detsika. The bus costs 50 NOK per person or 100 NOK per family and is paid by card or Vipps when you go onto the bus.

 

There is regular bus traffic every hour from Kaiskuru Nærmiljøsenter to Bossekop. It takes approximately 30 min travel time and it runs from 13.15 and at least every hour until the evening. The bus passes by the city center and takes 20-60 minutes to Bossekop. From the bus stop in Bossekop, it is about 5 min walk to the start area. See bus travel planner. Use the mobile app "Snelandia Reise" for travel info and the app "Snelandia Mobilett" for tickets. Other payments may not be accepted on the bus.

 

Accommodation

We recommend accommodation at Canyon Hotell in the Alta city center, the Gargia Lodge, or Bjørnfjell Mountain Lodge.