Going to Nordkapp this summer?

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Europe, Africa, & Middle East' started by OyvindSn, Jun 6, 2006.

  1. OyvindSn

    OyvindSn Adventurer

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    If so, there's an old postal road going from Alta to Kautokeino over large parts of the Finnmarksvidda mountain plateau. This is the old postal route that, while no longer maintained, is still an official road so it's perfectly legal to ride.

    Unfortunately, I haven't had an opportunity to ride it myself, but I've seen and heard some rave reports. I've created a track that starts up on the main road, the E6, in Alta and ends in Kautokeino. Total track length is > 120 km, approx. 100 km off-road/dirt track. Fuel will only be available at the beginning and end points. There are also organized ATV tours on this road, so you can expect some other traffic. The ATV tours are organized from the Gargia mountain cabin, AFAIK.
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  2. hornet911

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    Great idea!!! If I do "the tour of Europe" (hopefully within the next 5 year), I will try this road :clap
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  3. leesbian

    leesbian Been here awhile

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    Hey, thanks dude!

    I'm off to Tromso, Norway in 6 weeks to see the northern lights - I'm definately gonna get this baby loaded onto my GPS and check it out :evil

    If I survive, I'll make sure I do a ride report :D
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  4. OyvindSn

    OyvindSn Adventurer

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    Uhmm, you'd be better off with a snowmobile then. I don't think you should attempt this road before July.
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  5. leesbian

    leesbian Been here awhile

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    damn. :cry
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  6. mats#10

    mats#10 The swede from Sweden

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  7. cazevedo

    cazevedo MotoXplorers.com

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    howwwwwww:eek1 :eek1 hey OyvindSn do you have more GPS Tracks from dirt roads in Norway, Sweden or Finland?? I plan to be near you area in June:evil
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  8. Runbeers

    Runbeers Tour the World

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    Hi. We´re riding two TW200 up there from Spain this coming summer after a trip around Europe, I keep the information and might try that polar road, looks good! :D Thanks!
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  9. T-Bird

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    Passing riders welkome at ore clubhose in Alta, contact info at ore webpage www.spitfire-mk.no

    In the wintertime we have the northen most winter motorcycle rally in the world 3 weekend of february every year, info on ore webpage. Last rally 7bikes rides to norcap in february, se pics and links on ore webpage.

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  10. drlukas

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    See my www.globerider.net in the download section in order to receive detailed Garmin route prepared for my 2005 NordKapp travel. Post comments please
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