The work in Russia was started at 7.8. with marking the route and checking the route line. When checking the route line it come up that it had to be changed, and the route became about 20 km shorter. The clearing of the snowmobile route started with two men 15.8.2006. The third man started in September and he worked about two months. The others continued until the end of November. The whole snowmobile route was passed through. A special license was needed at the border area, and about two kilometres of clearing was left. Then the winter and cold came. The work continues when the snow melts away.
These maps represents the Russian side of the snowmobile route from Salla border station to Alakurtti.