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Summer in Ruka and Kuusamo is full of adventures. Rafting, canoeing, hiking, biking, fishing, horseback riding and lots of other activities are waiting for you!

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Flight to Kuusamo or train to Oulu now under 130 € return.

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The top Finnish artists and the best party in the nights clubs of Ruka village.

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Family ski pass: 30 % additional discount for the children!

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Independence Day at Ruka

3.12.2021 - 6.12.2021
Welcome to celebrate independent Finland!

Independence Day - itsenäisyyspäivä - is a national public holiday in Finland, held on 6th December. It was first celebrated in 1917. It is traditional for many Finnish families to light two blue-white candles in each window of their home in the evening. And many shops decorate their windows in blue and white. Normally on 6th December shops and offices are closed in Finland, but in Ruka village most of the services are open for you.  

Slopes open daily at 9.30-19.00.

Opening hours of Ruka slopes and ski lifts >

Please keep the safety instructions in mind when arriving to Ruka-Kuusamo: Arrive only in good health, take care of safety distances and remember good hand hygiene. Place used disposable tissues and face masks in trash pins. Be aware of your own responsibilities, check the corona info on Ruka-Kuusamo pages and follow the instructions given by the staff.

We recommend bying ski passes online and booking ski and snowboard gear in advance in our webstore

Weekly program and fun in the slopes!

Experience unforgettable adventures in the Finnish winter nature by snowmobile, husky sledge, snowshoeing or other activities. Weekly program >

Ruka offers fun & games in the slopes for every day of the week. Some are already classics but there are some completely new activities as well. Fun & Games in the slopes > 

#independenceday #coordinatesofsnow

We reserve the right for changes.

Friday 3.12.2021

FIS Freestyle Ski Aerials World Cup
Freestyle Aerials competition in Freestyle center next to Front slopes

Welcome to follow freestyleskiers amazing arials jumps at Ruka!

The best freestyle skiers in the world will gather for Ruka on Finnish Independence Day week on December 2-4, 2021. In addition, another set of World Cup competitions will be held in Ruka next week on 10 and 11 December 2021.

2.12. Aerial FIS Freestyle World Cup Opening

10:40-11:30 Women's Qualifications
13:45-14:45 Men's Qualifications
16:30-16:48 Women's Aerial Finals (F1)
16:48-17:06 Men's Aerial Finals (F2)
17:09-17:19 Women's Aerial Finals (F2)
17:19-17:30 Men's Aerial Finals (F2)

3.12. Aerial and Aerial Team World Cups

10:20-11:40 Women's Final (F1)
13:15-15:00 Men's Final (F2)
16:30-17:15 Aerial Team (F1)
17:20-17:44 Aerial Team (F2)

10.12.  Aerial World Cup

10:40-11:30 Women's Qualifications
13:45-14:45 Men's Qualifications
16:30-16:48 Women's Aerial Finals (F1)
16:48-17:06 Men's Aerial Finals (F2)
17:09-17:19 Women's Aerial Finals (F2)
17:19-17:30 Men's Aerial Finals (F2)

11.12. Aerial and Aerial Team World Cups

10:20-11:40 Women's Final (F1)
13:15-15:00 Men's Final (F2)
16:30-17:15 Aerial Team (F1)
17:20-17:44 Aerial Team (F2)

More info

 

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Ruka Events , Tel 08 8600 250 / Ruka Info , Email: tapahtumat@ruka.fi

Saturday 4.12.2021

FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Opening 2021
The World Cup season for the mogul skiers starts in the famous Ruka Battery Run, located at the heart of Ruka village!

Welcome to enjoy the world class freestyle skiing show! 

Once again, we will see tremendous performances as the world's best mogul riders compete in Ruka's famous Battery Run at the FIS Freestyle World Cup Opening 2021. 

Saturday's schedule

9:15 - 10:10 Women's Qualifications (Q1)
10:20 10:45 Women's' Qualifications (Q2)
12:30 - 13:55 Men's Qualifications (Q1)
14:05 - 14:30 Men's Qualifications (Q2)
16:00 - 16:25 Women's Mogul Finals (F1) 
16:25 - 16:49 Men's Mogul Finals (F1)
16:52 - 17:03 Women's Mogul Finals (F2) 
17:03 - 17:14 Men's Mogul Finals (F2) 


More info

Freestyle Opening Facebook

 

 

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Ruka Events , Tel 08 8600 250 / Ruka Info , Email: tapahtumat@ruka.fi
19:30
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21:30
Snow racing in ski slopes
Ride as much as you can in Saarua 16, 18 and Kuru 5 ski slopes between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Saturday–Thursday.

Come and experience the fun of snow racing in the slopes that are usually only for skiers and snowboarders. The first snow racer evening on season 2019–2020 is 7th of December 2019. Ride as much as you can in Saarua 16, 18 and Kuru 5 ski slopes between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Saturday–Thursday. A transition to the top is done by a Village-2-Valley gondola.
 
Please note, that snow racing is not possible on Fridays, due to Night Skiing – Ruka ski slopes are open until 11 pm. 
 
If Village-2-Valley gondola is closed (e.g. due to high wind) snow racing is also cancelled. Check the opening hours of ski lifts >

TICKETS AND SNOW RACER RENTAL
 

Price: Gondola + Snow racer rental 25 €, with a valid ski pass: Snow racer rental 10 € – only card payments.

The price includes a two-hour ticket to the gondola (from 7 pm to 9 pm) and rent of a snow racer. Tickets only from the Ruka village gondola base station.

Evening rides with snow racers are suitable for both children and adults, please note that children under 10 years of age can can only participate under adult supervision. You can take your own snow racer with you - make sure it has the brake string which stops the snow racer after crash.

We keep the rights for changes.

Sunday 5.12.2021

15:30
Kids light parade in Family Park
Tule mukaan niin tehdään upea valoletka ympäri Family Parkin!

Every children will get own light stick and Ski School staff will downhill ski with chidren together in a beautifu Light Parade. Light Parade will be organize in Family Park. Parents can assist smallest children. 

Welcome to Family Park hut at 5 pm to start the show!

 

 

All rights for changes are reserved.

Ruka Events , Tel 08 8600 250 / Ruka Info , Email: tapahtumat@ruka.fi
19:30
-
21:30
Snow racing in ski slopes
Ride as much as you can in Saarua 16, 18 and Kuru 5 ski slopes between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Saturday–Thursday.

Come and experience the fun of snow racing in the slopes that are usually only for skiers and snowboarders. The first snow racer evening on season 2019–2020 is 7th of December 2019. Ride as much as you can in Saarua 16, 18 and Kuru 5 ski slopes between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Saturday–Thursday. A transition to the top is done by a Village-2-Valley gondola.
 
Please note, that snow racing is not possible on Fridays, due to Night Skiing – Ruka ski slopes are open until 11 pm. 
 
If Village-2-Valley gondola is closed (e.g. due to high wind) snow racing is also cancelled. Check the opening hours of ski lifts >

TICKETS AND SNOW RACER RENTAL
 

Price: Gondola + Snow racer rental 25 €, with a valid ski pass: Snow racer rental 10 € – only card payments.

The price includes a two-hour ticket to the gondola (from 7 pm to 9 pm) and rent of a snow racer. Tickets only from the Ruka village gondola base station.

Evening rides with snow racers are suitable for both children and adults, please note that children under 10 years of age can can only participate under adult supervision. You can take your own snow racer with you - make sure it has the brake string which stops the snow racer after crash.

We keep the rights for changes.

Monday 6.12.2021

14:00
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19:00
Christmas Eve Dinner at Riipinen Wild Game Restaurant
Welcome to enjoy a traditional Finnish Christmas Dinner with a bit of wild twist at Riipinen Wild Game Restaurant.

Servings at 13-15, 16-18 and 19-21
Prices: 48,50 €/adults, -50 %/4-12 year old, kids under 4 years for free. 

Table reservations +358 8 8681 219 or riistaravintola.fi

 

19:30
-
21:30
Snow racing in ski slopes
Ride as much as you can in Saarua 16, 18 and Kuru 5 ski slopes between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Saturday–Thursday.

Come and experience the fun of snow racing in the slopes that are usually only for skiers and snowboarders. The first snow racer evening on season 2019–2020 is 7th of December 2019. Ride as much as you can in Saarua 16, 18 and Kuru 5 ski slopes between 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm on Saturday–Thursday. A transition to the top is done by a Village-2-Valley gondola.
 
Please note, that snow racing is not possible on Fridays, due to Night Skiing – Ruka ski slopes are open until 11 pm. 
 
If Village-2-Valley gondola is closed (e.g. due to high wind) snow racing is also cancelled. Check the opening hours of ski lifts >

TICKETS AND SNOW RACER RENTAL
 

Price: Gondola + Snow racer rental 25 €, with a valid ski pass: Snow racer rental 10 € – only card payments.

The price includes a two-hour ticket to the gondola (from 7 pm to 9 pm) and rent of a snow racer. Tickets only from the Ruka village gondola base station.

Evening rides with snow racers are suitable for both children and adults, please note that children under 10 years of age can can only participate under adult supervision. You can take your own snow racer with you - make sure it has the brake string which stops the snow racer after crash.

We keep the rights for changes.