Ruka

Ski resorts in Finland
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!
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.
You can find restaurants, shops & rental equipment, accommodation and other services in the Ruka pedestrian village.

Ruka Snow forecast

  • Friday
    0 ft
    Cloudy
    27°F
    15 mph
  • Saturday
    0 ft
    Cloudy
    22°F
    4 mph
  • Sunday
    0 ft
    Cloudy
    18°F
    5 mph

Facts about Ruka

Number of slopes:35
Very easy Green slopes:1
Easy Blue slopes:16
Moderately difficult Red slopes:13
Difficult Black slopes:5
Artificial snow:29 number of slopes
Longest slope:4265 ft
Total length of pistes:12.4 miles

Lifts (Total: 22)
Gondola lift:1
Chair lifts:4
T-bar lift:7
Platter lift:3
Magic carpet:6
Lift capacity:  23600 persons/hour

Vertical drop
Ruka Vertical drop
Highest Point: 1611 ft
Vertical drop: 656 ft
Base Point: 955 ft

Season
Start:21 October
End:16 June

Cross country skiing
Tracks:98.8 miles
Lit tracks:32.9 miles
Artificial snow:0 miles

Areas
Snowparks:1
Country: Finland

Reviews for Ruka

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Mad_Micke
11/02/2009
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Taught me to go skiing here so .... Rukka really invests in the ones they do and the result is superb + long opening hours when I was there 10:00 to... Read more (65 words)
skiersxman
10/02/2005
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Good place will be freestyle vm this year, good funpark and this year they will have a new chairlift there (6 people) it's 5 meters a second a good pl... Read more (42 words)
J0nny
20/01/2004
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nice place to go there since i was 5 have a cabin a mile away from there a lot of afterski places and so on ... very nice slopes with a lot of hop and... Read more (78 words)
emma_gunnebrink
03/06/2003
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they have a really nice ski resort ... what a shame when we were there with the clubs was that there was not so much snow that it was kind of just 4 s... Read more (60 words)
N/A
21/02/2003
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+ -Many chairlifts. -Right many slopes to choose from. - Great good after skiing. - Many good restaurants. - -MASSES of people, families with ... Read more (58 words)
Gollumina
15/01/2003
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Plus: -Good range of slopes for all types of rides and for all levels -Super ripped nightlife -Functional service both at the hotels & food restaur... Read more (159 words)

Most popular photo

Rider: Kevin Salonius Photo: Axel Toukkari

Trail map

Trail map Ruka

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