Information about the checkpoint: The check point has a speaker and a big screen with race information at the local community hall. The checkpoint is located in the area near the community hall and the ski arena. The community hall will be open 24 hrs and there will be entertainment, Lavvopark with exhibitors, fireplaces and movies.
Head of checkpoint: Ola Engerbakk
Organiser of checkpoint: Drevsjø and Omegn Vel/Engerdal Sportsklubb
Sleeping hall for the mushers, heated tent for the handlers (free of charge).
Drevsjø Camping: (+47) 62 45 92 03
Femundtunet tlf: (+47) 62 45 90 66 – advance bookings only
The community hall cafe offers hot food and soft drinks. It also provides showering opportunities, to be paid for at the counter. the checkpoint accepts debit cards but no credit cards.
Shops available in the area:
Joker Drevsjø grocery store. Located appr. 100 metres from the community hall.
Nearest petrol station:
Fredheim petrol station, payment by card. Lies about 700 metres down the road towards Sweden.
Supporters of Drevsjø checkpoint are:
Norgeshus v/ Femund Bygg
Destinasjon Femund Engerdal
Opening hours of checkpoint:
Open day and night from 17.00 Friday 5.2.2016 and until the last team leaves.
Driving instructions for public and handlers:
Tufsingdalen checkpoint to Drevsjø checkpoint: Drive southward on RV28 for about 24.5km. Then take a left onto RV26 and follow this road for about 41km until Drevsjø. From here you will find the checkpoint well marked in the centre of Drevsjø. Beware of Elk!
Total distance is about 65.5km
GPS coordinates of Drevsjø checkpoint: 61.890906N, 12.033327E