Ruka

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Current conditions & facts

18/34
Slopes open
12/21
Lifts open
201
Difference in altitude / m
1300
Longest slope / m
auki
Snowpark
Slopes open18
Lifts open12
Snow park openYes
Nordic skiing tracks open64
Illuminated nordic skiing tracks open35
Last updated20.12.2014
Check all current conditions & ski resort facts

Current conditions

Lift and slope conditions+
Top lifts openNo
Lifts open12
Slopes open18
Slopes with artificial snow open18
Kids' slopes open2
Nordic skiing conditions+
Nordic skiing tracks open64
Skate skiing tracks open64
Illuminated nordic skiing tracks open35
Special spots+
Snow park openYes
Boardercross slope openNo
Rails openYes
Quarter Pipe openNo
Half Pipe openNo
Super Pipe openNo
Jumps openNo
Moguls openYes
Snow conditions+
Snow conditions info phone08-8600 250
Natural snow32
Natural or artificial snow on slopes50
Snow on nordic skiing tracks32
Opening hoursRukan hiihtokauden 2014-2015 on avattu, tervetuloa!

Ski resort facts

Basic information+
We are a Werneri-resortYes
Ski SchoolRukan hiihtokoulu
We rent Telemark-equipmentYes
We have sleds for the handicappedYes
Dressing roomsNo
ShowersYes
Ski BusYes
Ski DepotYes
Slope info+
Ski Bus201
Amount of slopes34
Longest slopes1300
Illuminated slopes30
Slopes with artificial snow30
Black slopes5
Red slopes13
Blue slopes16
Kids' slopes4
Kids' ski areaYes
Snow ParkYes
Boardercross slopeYes
RailsYes
Quarter PipeNo
Half PipeNo
Super PipeYes
JumpsYes
MogulsYes
Off piste-skiingYes
Ski lift info+
Ski lift capacity25400
Lifts21
Chairlifts5
T-bar lifts7
Button lifts3
Dope tows2
Gondola0
Magic carpet4
Services during the winter season+
Slope cafes0
Restaurants on slopes with liquor license10
Hotel accommodation spots3300
Chalet/cottage accommodation spots40000
Apartment hotel accommodation spots700
Conference roomsUseita erikokoisia kokoustiloja Rukalla ja Kuusamossa
Caravan spots188
Restaurants64
Fast food / Pizza restaurants7
Supermarkets11
Kiosk0
Cafes along ski tracks15
Lean-to shelties on ski tracks0
Huts along ski tracks0
Snowmobile tracks (km)600
Closest train stationRovaniemi 220
Combination ticketsRUKA+PYHÄ
Own programRinneviikko-ohjelma marraskuusta huhtikuulle joka päivä ja lapsiperheiden Naperoviikot helmikuussa ja maaliskuussa.
Own program (EN)Slope activities, events and races weekly from November until the end of April and special Holiday weeks for kids in February and March.
Arranged activities63 ohjelmapalveluyrityksen ohjelmassa ympärivuotiset safarit ja erilaisia vuokrauspalveluja
Arranged activities (EN)Slope activities, events and races weekly from November until the end of April and special Holiday weeks for kids in February and March.
Equipment rentalYes
Ski serviceYes
Snowboard servicesYes
SkiShopYes
Ski SchoolRukan hiihtokoulu
Child careNo
Private child care availableYes
Skate touringNo
Nature centralYes
SpaYes
GymYes
Indoor sports hallYes
Liquor storeYes
PharmacyNo

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Ski resort description

ruka

Ruka Ski Area is renowned for well-groomed slopes and the longest ski season in Finland; over 200 days. The secret lies in the climate, as well as in the high-quality snowmaking machinery - not to forget the snow-how!

Thanks to the favourable weather conditions, location and altitude, Ruka is sure to have the first frost in September, enabling us to open the first slope in October and continue the ski season until May.

At Ruka you can find ski areas for kids and beginners as well as challenging black slopes and anything in between. The weekly slope programme and excellent restaurant facilities on the slopes keep you going all day. Ruka is also popular among snowboarders thanks to the FIS classified super pipe and the mighty BatteryPark, which has a great selection of jumps and rails for beginners to experts.

You can find restaurants, shops & rental equipment, accommodation and other services in the Ruka pedestrian village. With its services the unique pedestrian village creates a lively centre in Ruka from which you can access the slopes in no time. Also snowmobile and nature safaris’ start off near the pedestrian village. The possibilities for cross-country skiing in Ruka and Kuusamo are also excellent. There’s plenty to experience along the 500 km network of skiing tracks.

Ski weather

Current weather:

-3°
Date Highest Lowest
Sunday -3 °C -6 °C
Monday -4 °C -8 °C
Tuesday -7 °C -15 °C
Wednesday -13 °C -19 °C

Directions and contact info

Contact info:

Ruka
Rukatunturintie 9
93825 Ruka

Info phone: 0400 101 600
Fax: 08-8600201
Email: info@ruka.fi

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