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Cross-Country Skiing Ruka-Kuusamo

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last update on Oct 5, 2020
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Cross-Country Facts

SeasonOctober - April
Opening DayOct 26, 2018
Closing DayApr 30, 2019
Skating 105.32 miles
Classic 105.32 miles
Lighted trails 21.13 miles

Cross-Country Trails

Overall 112 miles

The Cross-Country Area

Ruka is located in Northern Finland in the Kuusamo region. Kuusamo offers a total length of 170 km of cross-country ski trails, of which 33,5 km are illuminated. All ski tracks are suitable for both Nordic and Skating style.

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Interesting facts

  • Ruka-Kuusamo features 1 sunny days on average per season. The average for all cross-Country Skiing Areas in Finland is 4 sunny days. January is the sunniest month with an average of 1 sunny days.


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Getting Here

Ruka is located 250 km north-east of Oulu.


Ruka Info
Rukatunturintie 9 / Kumpare
93 830
+358 8 8600 250
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