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Special holiday week for children at Ruka 2019

8.2.2020 - 16.2.2020
Special holiday weeks for families with kids!

There are plenty of activities for children and the whole family on and off the slopes. More info will be updated during the winter 2018-2019.

We reserve the right for changes.

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 > 

 

Saturday 8.2.2020

10:00
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15:00
National Parks at Ruka!
Come and learn the best tips for winter hiking and camping in the national parks Oulanka, Riisitunturi and Hossa!

This event is suitable for the whole family. Test out winter hiking equipment, from snowshoes to fatbikes, and learn new ways to enjoy the wintery nature! 

National Parks at Ruka - Facebook Event

The program includes winter activities for the whole family: 
- Test drive a fatbike and check out the cool fatbike tricks!
- Pet a reindeer, learn more about the life of reindeer and jump into a sled pulled by a reindeer at 11-14 pm
- Have you ever tried ice fishing? Now there is a great chance.
- Try out trendy snowshoes and skin-based skis and learn more about all the winter hiking possibilities.
- Rub a husky behind the ear and get to know more about husky rides.
- How to observe northern lights? Why not while riding on a comfortable sled!
- Take a short stroll on a wintery nature trail near a Sami hut, “kota”, and learn more about nordic nature!
- Sip a cup of warm juice or campfire coffee and get inspired of the winter hiking possibilities in national parks. You can also grill your own sausages in the campfire of a Sami hut, “kota”. 
- Meet the favourite mascots of Ruka: Rosa, Rudolf and Vyöti the Bear!

The event will take a place at the Kaltiolampi pond, right below the front slopes and straight in the heart of the Ruka village. No entrance fee. Welcome! 

We reserve the rights to the possible changes in the program.

Organizers: MetsähallitusKujalan Porotila, Lammintupa Winter Village, Northern Lights ExpeditionOutdoor Passion FinlandSport House Ruka and Taiga School

Same time at Ruka:

KidFest 2020

#COORDINATESOFNATURE #OULANKA #RIISITUNTURI #HOSSA

Oulanka National Park Visitor Centre , Tel +358 206 39 6850 , Email: oulanka@metsa.fi
12:00
Suomi Slalom - Giant Slalom competition
Every Saturday at Masto slope 35!

To all ages and all disciplines. Enrollment at the bottom of the slope number 35 from 11:00 to 11:45 am,
Price: 4 €/person or 10 €/family

Results

We reserve all rights for changes.

16:30
Meet the reindeers at Rudolf adventure route
Mondays, thursdays and saturdays at 4:30 pm.

Reindeers have an important job as Santa’s little helpers, but what else is going on in reindeers’ life? 

Come meet the reindeers and learn more about reindeer herding by the reindeer fence of Rudolf adventure route.

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 9.2.2020

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 10.2.2020

12:00
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13:00
Knot School
Knot School is aimed for children and also if you are curious to learn climbing knots. Your age is not an issue but small children are adviced to bring a familymember along. We will teach and learn how to tie your shoelaces and make climbing knots (eg. figure eight, bowline, clove hitch). Be on time as there are limited good spots! Knot School is in Outdoor Passion Finland office in Ruka Ski Chalet hotel lobby and it is free of charge
OUTDOOR PASSION FINLAND - arctic adventures all year around , Tel +358 44 30 700 50 , Mobile: +358 44 30 700 50 , Email: info@outdoorpassion.fi
12:15
Meet Rosa & Rudolf at Family Park
Every Monday - Friday at 12.15 at Family Park

Welcome to meet Rosa & Rudolf!

They will arrive about 12.15 and will stay about 30 minutes - give a hug and take some pics!

 

All rights reserved.

14:30
Rosa & Rudolf Kid's fun
Kid's own fun club at Family Park every monday!

Easy ride with Rosa & Rudolf - all participants are winners!

All rights reserved.

Rukan Rinnehuvit

Fun in the slopes by

K-Market, Ruka Ski Resort, Kuusamo, Finland

16:30
Meet the reindeers at Rudolf adventure route
Mondays, thursdays and saturdays at 4:30 pm.

Reindeers have an important job as Santa’s little helpers, but what else is going on in reindeers’ life? 

Come meet the reindeers and learn more about reindeer herding by the reindeer fence of Rudolf adventure route.

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.

Tuesday 11.2.2020

12:15
Meet Rosa & Rudolf at Family Park
Every Monday - Friday at 12.15 at Family Park

Welcome to meet Rosa & Rudolf!

They will arrive about 12.15 and will stay about 30 minutes - give a hug and take some pics!

 

All rights reserved.

14:30
Snow Tubing bowling race
This is not any ordinary bowling race. The combine of snow tubing and bowling is making the race double fun!

You and your large tubing-wheel will become a bowling ball which is dowhill skiing the snowy chute. Your purpose is turn over air filled ten pins during your downhill skiing. Let see who have the best style? Or who get the Strike? Welcome to take part in Tubing bowling race at Rosa & Rudolf FamilyPark tubing-racetrack in Vuosseli.

Place: Family Park
Time: 14:30

Rukan Rinnehuvit

Rukan Rinnehuvit tarjoaa

K-Market, Ruka Ski Resort, Kuusamo, Finland

All rights for changes are reserved.

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.

Wednesday 12.2.2020

12:15
Meet Rosa & Rudolf at Family Park
Every Monday - Friday at 12.15 at Family Park

Welcome to meet Rosa & Rudolf!

They will arrive about 12.15 and will stay about 30 minutes - give a hug and take some pics!

 

All rights reserved.

14:30
Slalom contest for kids
On Wednesdays at 2.30 pm. Take turns and make some curves!

Playful contest, where every contestant will be timed but everyone’s a winner.
Place: Bistro slope  I Time: 14:30. (registration 14.00)

All rights reserved.

18:50
Torch lit skiing and fireworks!
Skiing with torches is a sight to see on the Kuru slope on Wednesday evening! Fireworks finish the show!

Everyone can participate in torch lit skiing,
meeting at Kuru ski lift at 18.40, free of charge.

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.

Thursday 13.2.2020

12:15
Meet Rosa & Rudolf at Family Park
Every Monday - Friday at 12.15 at Family Park

Welcome to meet Rosa & Rudolf!

They will arrive about 12.15 and will stay about 30 minutes - give a hug and take some pics!

 

All rights reserved.

14:30
Double Trouble – buddy contest
On Thursdays from 27.12.2018 until 25.4.2019. Two similar courses – which one of you will be down faster?

Suitable for skiers/snowboarders, who can ride down the easy slopes of Masto without assistance. In the weekly program starting from week 8. 
Place: Masto slope number 35  I Time: 14.30

All rights for changes are reserved.

16:30
Meet the reindeers at Rudolf adventure route
Mondays, thursdays and saturdays at 4:30 pm.

Reindeers have an important job as Santa’s little helpers, but what else is going on in reindeers’ life? 

Come meet the reindeers and learn more about reindeer herding by the reindeer fence of Rudolf adventure route.

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.

Friday 14.2.2020

12:15
Meet Rosa & Rudolf at Family Park
Every Monday - Friday at 12.15 at Family Park

Welcome to meet Rosa & Rudolf!

They will arrive about 12.15 and will stay about 30 minutes - give a hug and take some pics!

 

All rights reserved.

19:00
-
23:00
Night Skiing
7.12.2018-19.4.2019
There’s nothing murky about wanting to hit the slopes at night! Fridays at 19-23. Lifts are open at night during 7.12.2018-19.4.2019. Place: Check open lifts | Time: 19–23

Lifts & Slopes

All rights for changes are reserved.

Saturday 15.2.2020

12:00
Suomi Slalom - Giant Slalom competition
Every Saturday at Masto slope 35!

To all ages and all disciplines. Enrollment at the bottom of the slope number 35 from 11:00 to 11:45 am,
Price: 4 €/person or 10 €/family

Results

We reserve all rights for changes.

16:30
Meet the reindeers at Rudolf adventure route
Mondays, thursdays and saturdays at 4:30 pm.

Reindeers have an important job as Santa’s little helpers, but what else is going on in reindeers’ life? 

Come meet the reindeers and learn more about reindeer herding by the reindeer fence of Rudolf adventure route.

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.

Sunday 16.2.2020

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.