Ishavskraft OF700 Solo - the world's longest MTB ride

Challenging - exhausting - Euphoric


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700 kilometer connections

The world's hardest MTB ride

Ishavskraft Offroad Finnmark 700 is voted by many as the world's hardest mountain bike race. The 700 kilometer trail is cycled continuously from start to finish. The route runs through desolate areas in Europe's last wilderness. Endless expanses, marshes, rivers and meters of altitude that you wouldn't think exist in Finnmark.

The route runs through five municipalities and stops at 10-12 checkpoints. To be able to carry out such an effort, all cyclists must get enough nutrition and rest. At Offroad Finnmark, we attach great importance to this. That is why we have arranged all the checkpoints with serving hot and cold food, drinks, accommodation.

Our 200 volunteers are ready to give you care and preparedness that you won't find anywhere else. They ensure that our participants get a unique offer such as technical service, bike washing, and anything else you may need help or assistance with. The only thing our volunteers think about is making sure that our cyclists get as optimal an experience as possible. You cannot help but be touched by their care.

Information about Ishavskraft OF700 Solo

"Offroad Finnmark 700 can be described as cycling from Tromsø to Mo I Rana - It's just that you're cycling in the ditch".

Magnar Slåtto

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1st prize


2nd prize TBA*
3rd prize


TBA* = To be announced

Participant prize

Finisher jersey

Prerequisite for prizes

Awarding requires a minimum of three to three starting teams in the class. If there are less than three starting teams, the first prize is the Offroad Finnmark trophy.

3 starting teams trigger more prizes 1st place. 4-6 starting teams trigger more prizes 1. and 2nd place. 7 or more starting teams trigger prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

To get a finisher's jersey, you must reach the finish line within the set time limit.

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Mandatory for all riders:

  • 113 app must be downloaded on the front of the phone
  • Effective mosquito and weather protection
    • Mosquito repellent
    • Mosquito hat/net for head
    • 2 pcs. rescue foil or emergency rescue sleeping bag
    • Insulation jacket - minimum 250 grams or down jacket
    • Shell clothing for the whole body (windproof/water repellent)
      • Not tight fitting
      • If you have a jacket that covers all the functions that are described in the mandatory equipment list, then that is fine and within the requirements set out here.
    • Warm clothes
      • One layer of dry underwear (super or wool)
    • Food in sufficient quantities
    • First aid equipment (tape, strips, bandage and small scissors/knife)
    • Match/lighter (in waterproof bag)
    • GPS + extra fully charged power pack minimum 8000 mah.
      • Must be able to load maps and tracks, as well as display maps on screen
    • If the GPS strikes
      • Extra map and compass or
      • GPX tracks and maps downloaded on mobile or
      • Additional GPS
    • Mobile phone
      • For emergencies
    • Helmet
      • Approved helmet according to NCF/UCI regulations
    • Bicycle
      • You should ride a full shock absorber or a very good trail bike.

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Equipment for checkpoint bag

Team bag to checkpoint (see offer at checkpoint)

  • All riders pack three bags each. See which bag you meet where in the overview below. You meet Bag 3 at the checkpoints with a long rest.
  • If you want to sleep:
    • Blanket bag/sleeping bag
    • duvet + sheet + pillow
  • Suggested content:
    • Clean and dry cycling clothes
    • Toiletries (shampoo, toothpaste, various creams for chafing, Ibux)
    • Towel
    • Private diet
      • Power bars etc.
    • Mosquito repellent (oil, milk, spray, wipes)
    • 2 – 4 hoses
    • 1 – 2 tires
    • Brake bag
    • Brake pads/brake discs
    • Extra empty drink bottles
    • Additional dropouts
    • Extra shoes
    • Additional brakes
    • Extra crank
    • Extra dropout

ATTENTION! All bags must be marked with name, telephone number and team number

Technical car

Technical car follows the front of the race and takes equipment that takes up more space, such as spare bike, wheels etc. If you need assistance, call the race leader immediately, and they will try to get your equipment to the next checkpoint.

ATTENTION! WE cannot guarantee that a technical vehicle will be present at "your" checkpoint at all times!

Our ambition is that the last participant receives as good follow-up as the winner.