Practical Information

Practical info on how to survive ICE

Date

ICE is held 31th of May to 1th of June 2019

Registration and payment

You can participate individually or in a team of maximum 3 people. The participation fee for ICE is 1.000 NOK. This includes all meals during the 24 hours, and accommodation from Saturday to Sunday, in a shared room with one or two other participants.

Single rooms cost an additional 500 NOK extra.

Travel

Kirkenes is a small town in Northern Norway – 69 degrees North and 30 degrees east in the Arctic, and boarders to both Russia and Finland.

You can get to Kirkenes by plane or by car. Kirkenes Airport has arrivals from both Oslo and Tromsø. If you want to arrive by car you will find Kirkenes in the end of road E6.

The cheapest mode of transportation form the airport is with bus. The trip takes around 20 minutes (10 minutes if you flag down a taxi).

Weather

The weather in Kirkenes at the shift between May-June is somewhere around 10°C, which means it is still spring. There might be some patches of snow on the ground and on the mountain tops. At this time the sun is up all day and night (midnight sun).

Accommodation

There will be no time for sleeping during the 24 hours of ICE, but after that you can sleep as long as you want at either Scandic Hotel or Thon Hotel. This is included in your participation fee. You can either share room with another participant or you can have a single room for 500 NOK extra.

Dining

All meals for the 24 hours of ICE are included in the participation fee. All meals after the final will be your own cost.Breakfast will be included at your stay in either Scandic or Thon hotels, from Saturday until Sunday.

Kirkenes has several good restaurants. Maybe you’d like to try a gourmet meal with reindeer, sushi, or some fabulous pizza!