Experience the toughest obstacle course race above arctic circle, 13 kilometers of obstacles, immersing snow and freezing water. Race from summit to summit on the arctic fells of national park. Put your mental and physical strength to a real test. And enjoy the most amazing scenery and the freshest air in Europe!
The route begins behind the Kellokas Visitor Center in deep snow and heads towards the top of mountain Kellostapuli. At Kesänkijärvi, the racer get the first contact with icy water before going up on the Devils path to the top of mountain Kesäkitunturi. There are also various climbing and creeping obstacles along the route. It will be challenging also for the experienced athletes.
Winter Warrior Challenge course is shorter skipping the weary conquering of the fell Kesänki. The course length is about 10 km.
Here are some pictures from the race views from the end of april 2017, that is how it’s gonna be.
This is the view from the startline! you can see both peaks. Yes! you are going there!
Sign on the way to the Bridge over the Thiefs gorge…
It could snow, even so hard that you can see only few meters ahead.
Or be a little bit foggy… here you can see the Kesänki mountain and lake.
After a climb you’ll reach the top of Kellostapuli mountain.
After the decend from Kellostapuli you’ll reach the Kesänki lake.. If you look over your shoulder you can see the magnificent Kellostapuli. Then you can have a nice refreshing swim before heading to the Devil’s path.
Running uphill the Devil’s path you can see our signature view.. 😉
It’ll look great!
After a long hard climb you’ll reach the top of the Kesänki mountain and the beautiful views opens once again.
After seeing these georgeus views you will be smiling as wide as you can! There amazingly your strength recovers.
Downhill will be fun but VERY steep!!
And hey, if you thought 13km is easy… there will be a lot of snow in the woods.
After the mountains, just when you thought it’s gonna get easier…
After a long and hard run with all the climbs, crawls, ropes and dives you couldn’t be more relieved and happy to see our finish line at the Kellokas visitor centre. 🙂
after everything you can stay here and enjoy other activities like skiing, cross country skiing, snow mobiles and Fat biking on lakes and mountains. It’ll be FUN!