Download GPX from 2017

Attention, this is the GPS track from the 2017th race which will different in some smaller parts from the 2019th track. We will publish the new version as soon as possible.

Short instruction for downloading tracks to a Garmin GPS (Tracks generated by TrackYou):

  1. Save the gpx file to computer
  2. Connect the GPS to the computer
  3. Open the GPS folder in the file manager on computer
  4. Copy the gpx file as You downloaded to a folder called GPX on the GPS.
  5. Exit the GPS from a computer
  6. Start the GPS
  7. Open "Track Manager" in the GPS
  8. Find out the correct track, which in this case is called TobbacoTrail something.
  9. Select "Show on map "and other settings you want to do (color on track, etc.)
  10. Clear, open map feature on GPS and unplug!

Track Description

Total length is approx. 170 km for Middle Distance Teams and 330 km for Long Distance Teams.

Stage 1: IceHotel, Jukkasjärvi - Lannavaara (115 km)

Start in Jukkasjärvi, on the river beside the IceHotel.

Mushers will start at 2 minute intervals and follow a 30 km loop on the river downstream IceHotel. About 2.5 km after you have passed ICEHOTEL, you´ll go under Esrangevägen in a tunnel and arrive at Sautusjärvi, which is about 7 km across. After that, marshes, forests and small lakes follow to Lainioälven. The last strech is along the Lainio river before reaching checkpoint Lannavaara 1 after 115 km.

Here is 6 hours of mandatory rest (plus time adjustment) for the middle distance teams and 4 hours mandatory rest (plus time adjustment) for the long distance teams.

LONG DISTANCE TEAMS ONLY, Stage 2: Lannavaara - Saivomoutka (65 km)

Open teams start out on the river again and pass then Sudjavaara before the chekpoint. Large parts of the stretch between Lannavaara and Sudjavaara are very open to the weather - little tree cover and there can be lots of fresh snow!

Here is 4 hours of mandatory rest.

LONG DISTANCE TEAMS ONLY, Stage 3: Saivomoutka - Lannavaara (65 km)

Stage 3 is the same way back to Lannavaara.

Here is 4 hours of mandatory rest.

LONG DISTANCE- & MIDDLE DISTANCE TEAMS, Stage 4: Lannavaara – IceHotel, Jukkasjärvi, 85 km

The last stage joins the same way we started, returning to finish at ICEHOTEL, Jukkasjärvi.