“Skiing is an enjoyment!”
The main track, Pirkka, is 90 km long, it is one of the longest one day ski races in Finland. We also have a 52 km track Tour-Pirkka (Retki-Pirkka) and a 45 km track Semi-Pirkka (Puoli-Pirkka). We also offer a possibility to take the 90 km challenge with a team. In Neliveto-Relay the 90 km track can be freely divided between 2-4 team members. Pirkka Backpack Pirkka (Reppu-Pirkka) takes place Saturday 10th March.
DISTANCE & ROUTE
There is no time taking, nor race series. With only about 300 participants we can assure you can get your own private experience in the nature if you so wish. The start at Niinisalo Garrison Area is from 6 a.m. to 7.30 a.m. The finish at Lamminpää Ulkoilumaja (skiing cottage near Teivo) is closed at 8 p.m. There is only one service point, so be sure to pack your own snacks with you. There are a few cafés along the route. Free transportation from Tampere (Keskustori at 4.45 a.m. and Teivo at 5 a.m.) is included in the entry fee. Your belongings are transported from start to finish.