Cross-country skiing

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Cross-country skiing track network

Vuokatti area has 190 kilometers of cross-country ski tracks. These tracks are being taken care of according to the high Olympic Training Center -standards for both free- and classic style skiing. 32 kilometers of skiing track are being lighted from early in the morning to the late evening. Note! When the temperature drops below -20 degrees celsius the lights will not be turned on.

The cross-country skiing tracks in Vuokatti can be divided into three groups by their location and difficulty level. The tracks around Holiday Club Katinkulta are the easiest, with quite flat terrain and length up to 10 km. The tracks near Vuokatti Sport all start from the Vuokatti Arena parking lot, and divide into those that go up to the hills, including a lot of challenging uphills and downhills (max. height difference 165 m). You can choose anything from 5 to 30 kilometers of excursion and race routes here. Multiple fireplace spots, huts, and Heikkilän Pirtti café offer nice resting breaks. The rest of the tracks stay down in the “lowlands” with shorter distances and moderate height differences.

When spring comes around, the tracks around Katinkulta offer enjoyable sunny skiing! Here height differences are minimal, as the tracks run mostly on the lake. The connecting track runs between Katinkulta and Vuokatti Sport allowing easy transfer between the biggest accommodation providers and skiing track networks. In Sotkamo city, the sunny ski trail runs from Hiukka, and there are more tracks in the city center area as well. You can move between Vuokatti and Sotkamo using the cross-country skiing trail from Vuokatti to Sotkamo on skis.

You can find the real-time cross-country skiing trail maintenance situation from Fluent.

Cross-country skiing tracks