Information about the check point: A well-organised check point with all facilities any musher and handler can desire.
Head of checkpoint:
Organiser of checkpoint: Tufsingdalen community center
Sleeping hall for mushers and handlers at the checkpoint (free of charge).
The checkpoint cafe sells lunch/dinner and various sausages with relish, hamburgers, mineral water, (Norwegian) waffles, coffee and cakes. Cash payment only.
Shops available in the area:
Nearest petrol station:
Tufsingdalen bensin og diesel/petrol station. NB: Payment by card only! Located right next to Kopparledens Landhandel
Opening hours of checkpoint:
To be defined
Driving instructions for public and handlers:
Røros start to Tufsingdalen: Take RV30 soutwards out from Røros (past the Statoil petrol station). 11km after the petrol station take a left onto road RV28 eastwards from Os for about 37 km. The chechpoint is on the left hand side of the road and is easy to find. NB: High elk density in the area and on the roads. Beware of elk!
Total distance ca. 48km
GPS koordinates Tufsingdalen checkpoint: 62.280182N, 11.738756E