Suunnistus Vuokatissa

In the woods with the map

The area around Vuokatti Sports institute has the most extensive network of checkpoints for orienteering in Finland. The checkpoints are situated on the area of 45 km2, and are shown on an updated navigation map. Top-level orienteering competitions are held in Vuokatti annually, and in Summer 2013 Vuokatti was a venue of Orienteering World Cup. Thanks to various competitions, Vuokatti navigation maps are constantly updated.

World Cup official training maps and checkpoint orienteering maps can be purchased at Vuokatti Sports Institute reception. 

Vuokatti Sports Institute

Record-breaking World championships

The Finnish team won 5 medals on the Orienteering World Cup in July 2013. Meanwhile, Kainuu Orienteering week also broke a record in number of participants. Holiday Club Katinkulta Open Sprint and Muksula orienteering competition had in total 32 764 performances. World Cup brought to Vuokatti region, by different estimations, 10 000-12 000 guests.