Explore Sweden -09
 
 
 

Course info

 

(Maps can be found here)

Sections

Name   CPs   Length   Est. duration   Start
A Running/Inlines   5   6 km   20m   Fri 12:30
B Sundsvall City Race   22   14 km   2h 10m   Thu 01:00
C Mountainbike to Ljungaverk   8   119 km   5h   Thu 01:00
D Inlines/swimming   3   16 km   1h   Thu 01:00
E Midadventure sprint & Monster fest   6   7 km   1h   Sat 23:05
F Monster Bike   2   250 km   9h   Sat 11:37
G Mountaineering Helags / Sylarna   8   67 km   17h 30m   Fri 13:25
H Bike Storulvån to Landverk   2   33 km   1h 15m   Sat 00:50
I Riverbording and white water kayak in Tångböle   2   11 km   1h 45m   Sun 06:02
J Bike to Åre centre   3   27 km   1h   Sun 08:03
K Inlines up to Ullådalen   2   8 km   1h   Sun 09:16
L Mountaintrekking on Västerskutan   4   10 km   2h   Sun 13:00
M Downhill mountainbiking   2   7 km   30m   Sun 13:08
N Acron White Water   2   20 km   2h 30m   Sun 01:37
O Millet Radikal Traverse featuring Hardware from High Sport   2   38 km   2h   Sun 16:25
P Trekking   2   3 km   30m   Sun 18:57
Q White water rafting in Vålån   2   10 km   1h 45m   Sun 19:32
R Monster Bike with ferry   3   271 km   14h   Mon 00:30
S Mountainbike/Trekking and raft crossing   10   11 km   1h 30m   Mon 17:33
T Inlines/Orienteering on Hallstaberget   6   17 km   3h   Mon 19:20
U Kayaking/Climbing   11   10 km   1h   Mon 21:01
V Mountainbike   3   80 km   3h   Mon 23:59
W Sailing   2   57 km   10h   Tue 04:10
X Inlines   2   22 km   1h   Tue 16:48
Y Packrafting   2   7 km   1h   Tue 17:50
Z Hill climb on the bike   2   6 km   20m   Tue 18:46
           
* Estimated

 

Checkpoints

Name   Teams
passed
  Description   Len.   Elev.   Type     Section
START   20   Start   -   5 m   Transition area     A  
A1   *   Grass Area   1 km   20 m   Trekking     A  
A2   *   Norraberget Tower   1 km   130 m   Inlines     A  
A3   *   Cliff   2 km   85 m   Trekking     A  
TA1       Esplanaden   2 km   5 m   Trekking     A  
TA1-OUT       Esplanaden   -   5 m   Transition area     B  
B1-1   *   End of climb   1 km   35 m   Ropeworks     B  
TA1-B       Esplanaden   1 km   5 m   Trekking     B  
TA1-B-OUT       Esplanaden   -   5 m   Transition area     B  
B2-1   *   Tree   0.5 km   10 m   Orienteering     B  
B2-2   *   Small cliff   1 km   100 m   Trekking     B  
B2-3   *   Small cliff   1 km   100 m   Trekking     B  
B2-4   *   Creek bend   1 km   81 m   Orienteering     B  
B2-5   *   Stone   2 km   92 m   Orienteering     B  
B2-6   *   Stone   0.5 km   60 m   Orienteering     B  
B2-7   *   Tree   1 km   37 m   Orienteering     B  
B2-8   *   Small cliff   0.5 km   50 m   Orienteering     B  
B2-9   *   Depression   0.5 km   95 m   Orienteering     B  
B2-10   *   Cliff   0.5 km   80 m   Orienteering     B  
B2-11   *   Parking lot   0.5 km   31 m   Orienteering     B  
B2-12   *   Lake shore   0.5 km   18 m   Orienteering     B  
TA1-C       Esplanaden   -   5 m   Orienteering     B  
TA1-C-OUT       Esplanaden   -   5 m   Transition area     B  
B3-1   *   Shore   1 km   2 m   Orienteering     B  
B3-2   *   Shore   0.2 km   2 m   Swimming     B  
B3-3   *   Tree   0.5 km   5 m   Orienteering     B  
TA1-D       Esplanaden   1 km   5 m   Trekking     B  
TA1-D-OUT       Esplanaden   -   5 m   Transition area     C  
C1   *   Lake side   7 km   138 m   Mountainbike     C  
C2   *   Creek/road junction   25 km   82 m   Mountainbike     C  
C3       Sweden's Geographical Mid Point   40 km   284 m   Mountainbike     C  
C4   *   Road end   1.2 km   298 m   Mountainbike     C  
C5   *   Creek/road junction   15 km   326 m   Mountainbike     C  
C6   *   Creek side, south bend   18 km   336 m   Mountainbike     C  
TA2       Parking lot, Ljungaverk   13 km   93 m   Mountainbike     C  
TA2-OUT       Parking lot, Ljungaverk   -   93 m   Transition area     D  
D1   *   Island   15 km   138 m   Inlines     D  
TA3       Midadventure   0.5 km   129 m   Swimming     D  
TA3-OUT   1   Midadventure   -   129 m   Transition area     E  
E1   *   Kayak   2 km   129 m   Kayaking     E  
E2   *   Zipline   1 km   140 m   Ropeworks     E  
E3   *   Run   2 km   140 m   Trekking     E  
E4   *   Slide   0.5 km   129 m   Swimming     E  
TA3-B       Midadventure   1 km   129 m   Swimming     E  
TA3-B-OUT       Midadventure   -   129 m   Transition area     F  
TA4   1   Kläppen parking lot, Ljungdalen   250 km   944 m   Mountainbike     F  
TA4-OUT   19   Kläppen parking lot, Ljungdalen   -   944 m   Transition area     G  
G1       Helags cabins   12 km   1145 m   Mountaineering     G  
G2   19   Glacier at 1500m   3 km   1500 m   Mountaineering     G  
G3       Summit of Colouir, Ellas fall   1.3 km   1758 m   Mountaineering     G  
G4   19   Mieskentjakke cabin   14 km   922 m   Mountaineering     G  
G5   19   Ridge   8 km   1553 m   Mountaineering     G  
G6   8   Summit, Storsylen   5 km   1725 m   Mountaineering     G  
TA5   19   Parking lot, Storulvån   24 km   753 m   Mountaineering     G  
TA5-OUT   19   Parking lot, Storulvån   -   753 m   Transition area     H  
TA6   19   Grass area, Landverk   33 km   520 m   Mountainbike     H  
TA6-OUT   19   Grass area, Landverk   -   520 m   Transition area     I  
TA7   19   Bridge, Tångböle   11 km   516 m   Riverboarding     I  
TA7-OUT   19   Bridge, Tångböle   -   516 m   Transition area     J  
J1   *   Road side   22 km   480 m   Mountainbike     J  
TA8   19   Åre centre   4.5 km   430 m   Mountainbike     J  
TA8-OUT   19   Åre centre   -   430 m   Transition area     K  
GZ1       Parkinglot, Ullådalen   8 km   780 m   Inlines     K  
GZ1-OUT       Parkinglot, Ullådalen   -   0 m   Inlines     L  
L1   *   Lake   3.5 km   837 m   Trekking     L  
L2   *   Saddle   4 km   1229 m   Trekking     L  
GZ2   19   Cabin, south west side   2.2 km   1157 m   Trekking     L  
GZ2-OUT   19   Cabin, south west side   -   1157 m   Transition area     M  
TA8-B   19   Åre centre   6.5 km   430 m   Downhill mountainbike     M  
TA8-B-OUT   19   Åre centre   -   430 m   Transition area     N  
TA9   19   Ristafallet   20 km   344 m   Acron White Water canoe     N  
TA9-OUT   19   Millet Radikal Traverse   -   344 m   Ropeworks     O  
TA10   16   Parking lot, Vålådalen   38 km   617 m   Ropeworks     O  
TA10-OUT   15   Parking lot, Vålådalen   -   617 m   Transition area     P  
GZ3   19   Road end, Vålån   3 km   593 m   Trekking     P  
GZ3-OUT   19   Road end, Vålån   -   593 m   Transition area     Q  
TA11   19   Parking lot, East side of Bridge   10 km   495 m   White Water Rafting     Q  
TA11-OUT   17   Parking lot, East side of Bridge   -   495 m   Transition area     R  
R1   *   Road junction   230 km   323 m   Mountainbike     R  
GZ4   17   Westin Adventure camp   41 km   188 m   Mountainbike     R  
GZ4-OUT       Westin Adventure camp   -   17 m   Transition area     S  
S1   *   Rafting   0.5 km   17 m   Wood Raft     S  
S2   *   Beachside   1.2 km   17 m   Mountainbike     S  
S3   *   Summit   0.5 km   40 m   Wood Raft     S  
S4   *   Trail on ridge   1 km   40 m   Mountainbike     S  
S5   *   Trail   2 km   30 m   Mountainbike     S  
S6   *   Trail   2 km   15 m   Mountainbike     S  
GZ5       Road junction   3 km   15 m   Mountainbike     S  
S7   *   Orrtorget   0.5 km   17 m   Trekking     S  
TA12   17   Sollefteå City Park   0.5 km   15 m   Trekking     S  
TA12-OUT   15   Sollefteå City Park   -   15 m   Transition area     T  
T1   *   Cabin, Jan Gullik. North side   6 km   280 m   Inlines     T  
T2   *   Stone   1 km   268 m   Orienteering     T  
T3   *   Cliff   1.6 km   195 m   Orienteering     T  
T4   *   Small hill   6 km   20 m   Inlines     T  
TA12-B   15   Sollefteå City Park   2 km   15 m   Inlines     T  
TA12-B-OUT   15   Sollefteå City Park   -   15 m   Transition area     U  
U1   *   Open area   1.5 km   15 m   Orienteering     U  
U2   *   Summit of climbing tower   0.5 km   20 m   Ropeworks     U  
U3   *   Creek   0.5 km   30 m   Orienteering     U  
U4   *   Cave, inside   2 km   127 m   Orienteering     U  
U5   *   Stone   0.5 km   164 m   Orienteering     U  
U6   *   Stone   1 km   158 m   Orienteering     U  
U7   *   Stone   1.3 km   120 m   Orienteering     U  
U8   *   Cliff   1.3 km   37 m   Orienteering     U  
U9   *     0.5 km   10 m   Orienteering     U  
TA12-C   15   Sollefteå City Park   0.5 km   15 m   Orienteering     U  
TA12-C-OUT   15   Sollefteå City Park   -   15 m   Transition area     V  
V1   *   Road End   50 km   329 m   Mountainbike     V  
TA13   15   Road end   30 km   53 m   Mountainbike     V  
TA13-OUT   14   Road end   -   53 m   Transition area     W  
TA14   14   Kävsta Camping   57 km   40 m   Sailing     W  
TA14-OUT   14   Kävsta Camping   -   40 m   Transition area     X  
TA15   14   Parkinglot, end of soccerfield   22 km   19 m   Inlines     X  
TA15-OUT   14   Parkinglot, end of soccerfield   -   19 m   Transition area     Y  
TA16   14   Riverside, Wått och Tårrt   6.5 km   6 m   Packraft     Y  
TA16-OUT   14   Riverside, Wått och Tårrt   -   6 m   Transition area     Z  
FINISH   17   The Finish line   6 km   239 m   Mountainbike     Z  

(Length and type refers to the section between previous checkpoint and current)

* No times are reported from this CP.


 
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CREDITS
Race design:
HC Adventure

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