It became popular for its international ski junmping and cross-country skiing competitions. Moreover it attracts freestyle skiier, since the Ruka Park with its Lines and one Superpipe is regarded the most popular Snowpark in Finland.
Although the ski resort is located at a height of only 277 until 500 m, it is possible to enjoy skiing here on more than 200 days a year. It offers 19 km slopes and a variety of downhill runs at all difficulty levels. The majority of the slopes is lighted. Beginners and kids but as well advanced skiers find the appropriate slopes. Snowboarder enjoy a snowpark which is regarded one of the best in Finland.
The whole ski resort Ruka-Kuusamo offers best conditions for nordic sports. Cross-country skier try their skills on 169 km tracks. 33 of them are lighted in the evenings.
Airport Kuusamo (about half an hour)
Trainstation Rovaniemi, and from there a shuttle bus