International marathon ski race from Kautokeino, Norway to Enontekiö, Finland, April 1, 2017.

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Saami Ski Race track follows an ancient mail delivery path from the village Kautokeino, Norway to Hetta Enontekiö In Finland. In the old days mail was carried on foot, on skis or with a reindeer sled. On the way, it is possible to see some reindeer because this area is also an important pasture for the reindeer. The Saami culture in both countries gives a special character for the race as well. In Kautokeino 90 % of the population speaks Saami and in Enontekiö roughly 10%.

The 90 km race starts from Kautokeino, Norway and the 60 km race starts from Sitsajärvi crossing in Norway. The 30 km race starts from the village of Näkkälä, close to the Norwegian border. The finish is situated in the Community center of Enontekiö, in the village of Hetta.  There are classe for men and women. The skiing style is free, and you may ski classic style on a groomed track.

Welcome to Enontekiö and Kautokeino!

Competition Dates for the coming years:

Sat 7.4.2018 (Hetta - Kautokeino)

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J. AD. Rantakokko