River rafting competition 16.8.2019
Traditional and legendary river rafting competition is here again! The wild waters of Kitkajoki challenge you and your team on an experience of a limetime.
Teams consist of five persons and one person of the team will be the leader. We will also choose one of our guides to work as a skipper for your raft.
INFO ABOUT THE COMPETITION
18.00 Meeting at Restaurant Zone. Welcome drinks and small snacks are served.
Introduction to the event by Mika Määttä.
Teams will introduce themselves and then we go through the program and the strategies of the competition!
9.00 Preparations at Rukapalvelu's Safarihouse
9.30 Departure to Käylä, the starting point of rafting.
10.30 Time-trial river rafting in Käylä Rapid.
Route: Käylänkoski – Kiehtäjänniva – Vähä Käylänkoski – Vääräkoski – Peurankoski – Saarikoski – Harjakoski – Kelhänkoski. Route´s length about 13 km
12.00 Lunch at Pohjantähti wilderness camp.
13.00 All teams go to the starting point of competition at the same time. Transportation possibility to Retki-Etappi and also to Myllynkoski.
13.00 Leap of faith and start at Retki-Etappi
First part of the competition ends after the Niskakoski. Second start is at the Myllykoski, which is rafted down one raft at a time. At Niskakoski and Aallokkokoski, it´s race against time.
Route: Niskakoski – Jyrävän poikki melotaan – Myllykoski – Aallokkokoski, Jyrävä. Rafts are dropped down from Jyrävä and competitors walk down from land.
15.30 Lunch break at Jyrävä.
16.00 Start from Jyrävä, goal is at Kalliosaari. After that teams can row in a calm pace to Päähkänäkallio.
19.00 Transportation to Kammi.
20.00 Sauna at the Kammi.
22.00 Dinner, award ceremony and a surprise performer!
23.30 Transportation to Ruka, afterparty at Restaurant Zone
Price: 1850 €/group (Includes 5 people/company)
More information and bookings:
You can book also accommodation from Rukapalvelu Safarihouse
Rukapalvelu Oy ι Tailored Adventures
Leader of Competition
Tel. 040 7200 711