Programm

Race schedule:

day date time programm km 200 km 300
tu 23.1.2018 from 15:30 Entertaiment programm
till 16.00 Pre-race checking
from 17:00 Open ceremony
from 17:30 Start category 300 km 60 km
we 24.1.2018 10:00 – 12:00 start 60 km 70 km
from 20:00 Mushernight with music
thu 25.1.2018 10:00-12:00 start 30 km 60 km
from 13:00 – 19:00 Finishes in Orlicke Zahori – Bedrichovka – obligatory 4 hours long pause und Start from Bedrichovka 30 km 30 km
from 18:00 Finishes (Kristyna)
fr 26.1.2018 12:00 start 50 km 50 km
Finnishes in bivouac in Zámeček – Pádolí
sa 27.1.2018 8:00 start 30 km 30 km
from 10:00 Finishes (Kristyna)
from 12:00 Presentation of the club of Nordic dogs
from 15:00 Final ceremony and awards
Every day possibility to shorten the Trail by “KO” Stage.

 

Information to the 22. year:
It is a four days stage race including one bivouac on Czech side in Zámeček – Pádolí, with total race distance 200 km and 300 km. Czech championship LT 2018 and part of the extreme sled dog race series for the title of the ULTIMATE SLEDDOG CHALENGE. Part of the race is a night stage.

Term:
23 to 27 of January 2018

Start:
Tuesday 23 January 2018 at 17:30 only for the category 300 km just under the ski slopes in Deštné v Orlických Horách.

Wednesday 24 January 2018 at 10:00 from pension house START – Jedlova.

Bivouac:
The place of bivouac is in Czech Republic in Zámeček – Pádolí. On the bivouac is not allowed any help to mushers from doghandlers or any other person. This will be regarded as a major offence, leading to the disqualification of the team.

Pre-race checking:
The day before the race, at the latest at 16.00pm, unless the organisation is informed of a major problem, all teams must be available for pre-race checking. ( The veterinary checking, doping control, FISTC race passports, all race rules are in conformity of FISTC organisation). If the dogs are not checked they will not be allowed to race.

Entry fee:
Category 200 km: 80,- Euro (2000,- KC)
Category 300 km: 120,- Euro (3000,- KC) – Only for 5 or more dogs. Minimum number of participants: 10 starters

Entry fee: Half of the starting money in advance.

Opening ceremony:

23 January 2018 at 17:00 -. just under the ski slopes in Deštné v Orlických Horách.

Accommodation:
www.destne.cz

Total Racedistance:
200 km and 300 km

Obligate weigh:
7 kg pr dog, maximum 70 kg (according to the snow conditions).

Mandatory equipment:
– 4 booties for each dog in the sled or in use
– spare food for dogs- 1 daily porsion per each dog still in sled pack
– spare harnesses- 2 pieces
– spare dog-collars- 2 pieces
– spare sled lines with all carbines
– first aid kit
– saucers for dogs
– cooker + pot capable of boiling at least 1 liter of water for each dog
– dog blankets- it is not allowed for Nordic bread dogs
– sled bag capable of carrying 2 dogs ( for teams over 6 dogs), 1 dog ( for teams to 6 dogs)
– stake out
– spare food for musher
– extra clothing, underwear and outside clothing, socks.
– tent or canvas
– proper cold weather sleeping bag and karimaten
– map, compass or GPS
– passport
– good headlamp and batteries at least for 5 hours
– cable min. 3m long
– each sled must by equipped with an appropriate brake, a brushbow, security line and two snow hooks ( for teams over 6 dogs), one snow hook ( for teams to 6 dogs)

Mandatory equipment – skiering:
– 4 booties for each dog
– spare food for dogs – 1 daily porsion per each dog when comming to bivouac *
– spare harnesses 1pc
– spare dog-collar 1pc
– spare skj. line
– stake out *
– saucer for each dog
– thermosbottle with hot drink
– first aid kit incl. thermofolie, tabule of plain chocklate
– whistle
– cooker + pot *
– thermo coat – not mandatory for SH, AH etc.
– food for musher *
– extra clothing, underwear and outside clothing, socks
– tent or canvas *
– proper cold weather sleeping bag and karimaten *
– map, compass or GPS
– osobní doklady
– passport
– good headlamp and batteries at least for 5 hours

* equipment for bivouac

Category:
LT1, LT2, LTO, pulka, OPEN.
Skiering: special equipment and help from organizators. Only for skiers with evincible experience.

The category of 300 km is possible for all teams more than 5 dogs.
The category of 200 km is for all teams

Any time limits will be announced before to the start. Time limits will affect mainly the 300 km distance.

Sponsoring:
In consideration of the large organisatorical and financial effort to prepare the extreme race, sponsors and all kind of help are welcome.

Contact:
Pavel Kucera
Po Box 35, 38451 Volary, Czech republic, Tel: 00420 602 109 583
Andrea Muller Kucera
Blutenweg 1, D-94116 Hutthurm, Tel.0049-(0)171-6122535
E-mail: mueller.kucera@web.de