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The starting point of "Expedition-Trophy 2008" is a lighthouse in Murmansk, on the shore of the Kolsky bay. That's where the participants will traditionally start the Race on February 23d to get a chance to cross the finish line in Vladivostok's "Zolotoy Rog" bay and win the Golden Prize two unforgettable weeks later.

The route of "Expedition-Trophy 2008", which is 16 thousand km long, will cross 8 most beautiful regions of the country: Kolsky peninsula, Central and Nothern Russia, Povolzhie, Ural, Siberia, The Baikal region and the Far East.

Unique features of "Expedition-Trophy 2008" route are the following:

  • The route passes Arkhangelsk;
  • The route evades Moscow and Saint-Petersburg;
  • The route crosses the Lake Baikal from South to North;
  • The route will go along the Baikal-Amur Railway.

The route of "Expedition-Trophy 2008" will be divided into stages. Total number of stages and their location will be advised later.