The Ylläs-Levi Ski Race, 70 km & 55 km, is held in classic technique on Saturday April 13.
The course goes through a truly beautiful Lappish fell scenery from Ylläsjärvi, Äkäslompolo, Kukastunturi, Pyhäjärvi and finally heading to Levi. In the 70 km race, there are three fells for skiers to climb over, and in the 55 km race, there is one fell, with beautiful sceneries, magical wilderness with wildlife around, easy skiing on northern swamp like areas and great opportunities to spot reindeer along the course.
NO LITTERING, the course goes in Pallas- Yllästunturi National Park! Leave no trace. All garbage must be put into trash bins at refreshment and service stations. Trashes are dangerous to animals and fellow skiers, please collect also other participants’ trashes if spotted.
Please pay attentionto the downhill parts! Be courteous to other other participants and keep right. When overtaking, check that no one is behind you. This ensures that everyone can enjoy the race all the way to the finish line.
It is recommended that participants carry a mobile phone during the race, as in certain circumstances these can save lives! Be aware that along certain areas in the National Park mobile phone reception is limited or does not exist. The rescue personnel have the right to forbid a race participant to continue if they feel that the health of the participant or of other participants may be endangered.
Prefer shuttle buses, parking possibilities are limited.