Downhill biking is an activity available at the Vuokatinrinteet ski-slope site in Vuokatti. Downhill biking is a really thrilling variety of mountain biking: it requires a combination of skill, fast reflexes, and fitness. This is becoming an extremely popular and appreciated sporting discipline.
Downhill biking has evolved into a genuine sport with highly-valued competitions are arranged around the world. This is a discipline in which the competition takes place in outdoor conditions, usually along a track located at a downhill skiing centre, and the track will include rocky parts, steep sections, tree roots, bends, and jumps. The competitors come down the hill, one at a time, racing against the clock. Compulsory equipment for downhill biking includes a helmet equipped with an integrated chin protector. Also a long-sleeved shirt, long trousers, gloves, and back, shoulder, hip and elbow protectors are recommended.
Downhill bikers are able to use the lift next to snowboard tunnel (Länsirinne Lift) 8.6.-11.8.2013 daily 11 am - 6 pm. Lift ticket: 15 euros per day. Vuokatti Safari rents bikes and other equipment.