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Ski Holiday Lapland - Ruka

Ratings | Resort Description | Ski Facts

Gateway to Lapland


Ski Holiday Lapland - Ruka Overall:
Overall rating: 3 Beginners:
Beginners rating: 4 Intermediates:
Intermediates rating: 3 Advanced:
Advanced rating: 2 Snowboarding:
Snowboarding rating: 2

Resort Description

Situated in the unspoilt beauty of natural wilderness some 60km south of the Arctic Circle and 20km west of the Russian boarderlies Finlands premier ski resort. Cross country skiierswill relish the challenge of over 200km of trails amongst fantastic scenery and Alpine skiers can ski ubtill 7pm as 23 of the 28 slopes are covered by floodlights.

When the sun gose down you will experience the atmospheric blue polar lights and if you are lucky enough catch a glimps of the amazing Northan Lights mainly between December and February.

Apres Ski is livley, with plenty of music and plenty to choose from. Other activites include snowmobile safaris across frozen lakes, raindeer safaris, husky dog sledding, ice fishing or even a visit to Santa Claus. The Ruka club complex has a gym, squash courts, gym, tennis, saunas, jacuzzis and solariums and the nearby Kuusamo Tropkki has a fantastic range of pools and whirlpools.

Ski Facts

Village height: 950 ft
Highest lift: 1615 ft
Km of piste: 30km
Number of runs:
Blue: 15
Red: 10
Black: 3
Longest run: 4km
Number of lifts: 18
Snowmaking equipment/km covered: Yes
Airport transfer: 25 Mins