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Lapland Hotels Äkäshotelli

Lapland Hotels Äkäshotelli is known for its church-like appearance that continues through the entire main building. Our top-quality holiday apartments make Äkäshotelli the most versatile hotel entity in Ylläs. All room rates include our tasty breakfast buffet filled with authentic flavours, as well as free use of the pool area and gym. Lue lisää →

Course Setter’s Thoughts

The map for the Mountain Orienteering has been drawn using data from a recent laser scanning. This enables accurate contours and as a consequence accurate orienteering and locations of the controls. In mapping in the terrain we have focused on the paths and finetuning of the contours (5m), where the picture they give does not fully correspond to what the orienteerer sees in the vicinity of controls. Lue lisää →

Greetings from the competition director

Welcome to the fells at Ylläs!

Last time Ylläksen Rasti was the organizer of the Finnish Mountain Orientation was almost ten years ago. Since then the competition organization has undergone a natural renewal, so now we are facing something new in many ways. These times for the realization of the event are also new to all of us. Lue lisää →


Finnish Mountain Orienteering at Ylläs 7.–8.8.2021

Competition centre:
Peurakaltio, 67 ° 42’36.2 ”N 24 ° 09’37.0” E, Aakenuksentie 388, Äkäslompolo, Ylläs, about 15 km north of Äkäslompolo. Guiding from Äkäslompolo, junction between Tiurajärventie and Tunturintie.

1: 25000 / 5m, A3 mountain orientation map

Mostly good run ability, open and terrain with sparse forest, as well as areas with large pine trees, a few streams and short marsh crossings. Lue lisää →