21. January 2009
The anticipated 5-th International snowmobile racing “OpenKarelia-2009” will take place from 30 January to 1 February 2009 in Karelia, Russia.
OpenKarelia is an adventurous festival of winter activity meant for all levels experience. Currently 20 riders from Russia and Finland have registered for this amazing race. OpenKarelia-2009 organizers provide information, support and arrange hotel reservations for all participants.
The race route passes near the border of Russia and Finland, close to Saint-Petersburg. The race links the largest lakes of Europe – Ladoga and Onego. Starting in the ancient city of Olonets and finishing in city founded by Peter the First – Petrozavodsk, this event is sure to be a breathtaking adventure. Participants can also snowmobile to the pearl of the Russian North – the Kizhi Island, a UNESCO Heritage site and location of the famous wooden architecture museum.
Racers will tackle terrain across forest tracks, fields, dunes and ice of numerous Karelian lakes. It’s total length is more than 600 km.
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