With 63 slopes and 29 lifts Ylläs is the largest resort in Lapland and Finland. Ylläs1 Gondola lift is the only 8-person lift in Finland. Ylläs has also excellent Snowpark areas, FIS aproved Downhill, Super-G, Giant Slalom and Slalom Slope, Off-piste slopes and longest runs in Finland. For snowboarders Ylläs is a dream come true with many possibilities. It is also one of the most popular places among telemark skiers and off track skiers with several fells of untouched snow.
Ylläs also has two ski schools, one in both villages. The ski schools provide slalom-, cross country skiing-, telemark skiing-, off-piste skiing- and snowboarding lessons. Equipment can be rented either from ski centres or some shops.
Ylläs has initiated exceptionally large investments into developing the skiing slopes. The two ski lift companies Sport Resort Ylläs (Hiihtokeskus Iso-Ylläs Oy ) and Ylläs-Ski Oy, operating on both sides of the fell plan to use a total of 20 M€ for developing their ski slope services during the years 2006 – 2007, within the scope of projects to be implemented.
The investments of both ski resorts not only cover new and improved ski slopes, but also, for instance, a chair and gondola lift, as well as restaurant renewals and a totally new ski pass system. As a result of these new investments, Ylläs will rise to become Finland’s largest ski resort. Following the renewal of the ski slopes, Ylläs will have the most slopes (63) and lifts (29).