Explore Sweden -09
 
 
 

Course info

Section F

Mountaineering

This can be the most beautiful and challenging section of the race. The teams will cross three mountains, trek on steep ridges and navigate trough Svolvær, the biggest city in Lofoten. At Geita there will be some spectacular rope works.

 

Length   31.4 km
Distance from start   124.1 km
Estimated section time   12h
Est. transition time before section   30m
Section started
First team finished section
  Sat 22:21
Sun 09:22
Map color  
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CP   Teams passed   Location   Length   Elevation   Type
TA4-OUT   14   Lithaugen, road   -   21 m   Transition area
WP3   *   Ridge   3.4 km   570 m   Mountaineering
CP3   *   Road/trail junction   2.6 km   38 m   Mountaineering
CP4   *   Kongstindan, Summit 552m   3.8 km   514 m   Mountaineering
CP5       Svolvær square   4 km   1 m   Mountaineering
CP6   *   Geita cliff, beneath   2.1 km   252 m   Mountaineering
CP7   *   Geten, summit   0.1 km   330 m   Mountaineering
CP8-A   12   Djävulsporten   0.66 km   461 m   Mountaineering
CP8-B   *   Blåtinden, Summit 621m   0.28 km   437 m   Mountaineering
CP9   *   Svolvaer   1.2 km   5 m   Mountaineering
CP10   *   Knutvattnet, lake south side   2.2 km   20 m   Mountaineering
WP4   *   Must travel between lake Botnvatnet 19 and Svarvatnet 112   4.5 km   496 m   Mountaineering
TA5   12   Sandsletta Camping   6.6 km   18 m   Mountaineering

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

* No times are reported from this CP.


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