Tourism and recreation
Arctic motocross to be held in Vorkuta

Arctic motocross to be held in Vorkuta

The Arctic Drive — 2015 motocross will be held near Vorkuta on August 2, the Arctic-Info Agency reported. It is being organized by the City Center for Recreation and Tourism and the local department of the Volunteer Society for Cooperation with the Army, Air Force and Navy.

The motocross event aims to promote and develop amateur motorcycling and domestic tourism. The participants will learn to drive a motorcycle in difficult natural conditions while doing their utmost to preserve the environment.

The 180-km long route will run through the village of Khalmer-Yu and the Pemboi Range.