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Entrance information Finnmarksløpet 2015

Last updated: 02.03.2017

The registration office
There will be a registration office in Studenthuset City, Downtown Alta, every day from Tuesday before race start 11:00 am until Thursday 14.00.

Registration
Entrants must do a personal registration before the Musher meeting Thursday, two days before race starts.

  • A list of the dogs with manes and chip numbers. In FL-1000 maximum 16 dog names, and in FL-500 maximum 10 dog names and in the junior class - maximum 8 dog names. Download Doglist, Doglist - name and chipnumber

  • The Statement signed by the musher. The statement may be downloaded, Statement musher

  • Maps with the trail traced will be found here

  • Also the mandatory spare food for the dogs must be controlled and weighed here.

  • All foreign mushers must submit documentation of the import date and approved vaccination - see information on veterinary pages
  • Show valid DID for the World Championship.

Pre race check (mandatory)
Mandatory pre race check of all dogs participating in FL wil be done wednesday and friday week before start. Entrants will be informed about time and place by e-mail.

Banquets

See Program.

Prizes

Moneyprizes - other prizes - travelling trophies.
There are separate awards for all mushers who complete their race in a round number. Ex 5, 10 and 15 years.

Travelling trophies

Alta Strand Camping: Best dog care. Both classes.


The Finnmarksløpet plaque

All first time mushers who complete the race will recieve a plaque made out of Alta slate, with the Finnmarkløpet race logo milled in. The size of the slate plaque is 35 X 45 cm (13,7 x 17,5 inches).

Newcomers: You are considered a "Rookie" in the class you participate until you have completed the class.

 

Showrace (FL-1000)

All entrants in the 1000 class must do a show race with a limited team Friday before race starts. Details will be send by e-mail.

Checkpoints

There will be no organized sleeping areas for the handlers at the checkpoint. Mushers and handlers who wants their own rooms/ cabins must organize that themselves. Finnmarksløpet will organize some sleeping areas for the mushers at the checkpoints. Fuel are to be sold at some of the checkpoints. Info about this at the mushers meeting and in the infokiosk.

Depots

See this page


Food drop leftover/left dogs.

We kindly ask all handlers to take care of their mushers leftovers and left dogs after teh mushers have leaved the checkpoint. Any leftover bags that are not packed, secured, and tagged with mushers name are considered garbage.

Handler car/handlers

Finnmarksløpet suggest all mushers have a vehicle capable of hauling the dog team and two handlers. One handler per musher must meet at the mushers meeting.

Maps

All mushers are requiered to carry along a complete set of map series M711/Statkart covering the trail. The maps can be bought in most Norwegian book stores.

We can not guarantee that the book stores in Alta have enough maps the last days before the race. Order in advance. There will be no sale of maps at the mushers meeting.

Note: It is possible to skip the maps in the M711 series in favor of a GPS with the route, and a map in scale 1:250 000 with drawing of the route.

Foreign mushers can buy map in following countries:
(See lists below over the maps needed.)

GPS map can be downloaded here
NOTE: The rutes will be updated alomost every year, som please check for the latets verion a couple of weeks before the race starts.

Sweden:
Kartbutiken LMV
Kungsgatan 74
111 22 Stockholm
Tlf. 08202303

Denmark:
Nordisk Korthandel
Studiestræde 26-30
1455 København
Tlf. 033382638

The Netherlands:
Pied-A-Terre
Singel 393
1012 WN Amsterdam
Tlf. 0206274455

Germany:
Nordland Versand
Vornholtstrasse 7
49586 Neuenkirchen
Tlf. 05465476

France
Au Vieux Campeur
48, Rue des Ecoles
75005 Paris
Tlf. 0153104848

England and the UK
Edward Stanford Ltd.
12-14 Long Acre
London WC2E 9LP
Tlf. 01712403611

WESTERN PART (O -- Open class only, L - Limited class and FL-junior only)

            2135-II/O
ULLU-
GAISSA
1834-I
ALTA
1934-IV
GARGIA
1934-I
COKKA-
RASSA
2034-IV
SKOGAN-
VARRI
2034-I
HALKA-
VARRI
2134-IV
RASTI-
GAISSA
2134-I/O
VIDDAS-
OAIVI
  1934-III
SUOLU-
VUOBME
1934-II
IESJAVRI
2034-III
STIIPAN-
AVZI
  2134-III
VAL-
JOKKA
 
    1933-I/ L
SUOSS-
JAVRI
2033-IV
IES-
JOKKA
2033-I
KARAS-
JOK
   

EASTERN PART - ONLY OPEN CLASS

    2235-I
SMAL-
FJORD
       
2135-II/O
ULLU-
GAISSA
2235-III
SIRBMA
2235-II
POLMAK
2335-III
VAR-
ANGER-
BOTN
     
2134-I/O
VIDDAS-
OAIVI
    2334-IV
GUORRU-
NJUNIS
2334-I
BUGØY-
FJORD
   
        2334-II
NEIDEN
2434-III
HØY-
BUKT-
MOEN
2434-II
KIRKE-
NES
        2333-I
VAGGA-
TEM
2433-IV
SKOG-
FOSS