You are warmly welcome to the most traditional Finnish orienteering and holiday week - Kainuu Orienteering Week. This year the event will be held in Suomussalmi and Haverinen ski centre area. For orienteers in all categories we offer perfect pine-forest terrain!
During the rest days spectators can enjoy for example culture, program for kids and especially the great sceneries and experiences in the Hossa National Park.
For those who are still considering participating in the 53. Kainuu Orienteering Week, here is an important clarification regarding to free departure times and the 6-hour departure time window in Kainuu O-Week:
- Free starting times are used in both series competition categories H/D8-95 (excluding H/D16-21E) and open orienteering (open courses).
Kurimo Guesthouse offers accommodation for Kainuu Orienteering Week from 4 to 9 July 2021. Kurimo guesthouse offer dormitory accommodation, camping accommodation and tent accommodation.
The world's second oldest orienteering week 53rd Kainuu Orienteering Week will be organized with exceptional arrangements in accordance with the coronavirus situation at the beginning of July on July 4-9, 2021 in Suomussalmi. The competition centre is the Haverinen ski centre area. Competition areas are around the Haverinen ski centre and the terrain consists of fine and fast-moving pine forest terrains.
The 1st Kainuu Trail Hossa National Park 3.7.2021, which will be held for the first time, will also be organized with special arrangements in accordance with the coronavirus situation on Saturday, 3 July 2021 in Hossa National Park. The competition centre is the Hossa Visitor Centre and trail runners will come to enjoy Hossa's finest trail trails and attractions.