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We’ve been to Ruka 2 years running and had ski lessons both years. First year, I was the only one... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Great for whole family

My husband and I plus our 3 children were in snowboard and ski school for 5 days during half term... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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From Ruka Ski School you can get lessons for alpine skiing, snowboard, telemark, cross country and skiing for disabled persons. There are lessons for groups but also private lessons.
Rukankylantie 17, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
+358 40 0101635
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to Ruka 2 years running and had ski lessons both years. First year, I was the only one in the (adult) class for a couple of days and then two other people joined. Second year there were only four of us so the...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

My husband and I plus our 3 children were in snowboard and ski school for 5 days during half term. Our children all like their instructors and developed hugely during week. The older two were doing black runs by day 3 and our 6 year...More

Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

I learnt skiing here.. I can say it's a very nice school.. there are slopes for beginners and for advance skiiers. Rented out the ski gear and found it of v nice quality. Coach was good as well. Took 5 days class and by 4th...More

Thank Supriya T
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Wow. What a week we’ve had in Ruka. My daughter and grandchildren had never skied before. They’d never even had lessons in the UK before we came. My grandchildren’s instructor was called Zac. He did a fantastic job. He was patient and encouraging with them....More

Thank Melenie T
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Great skiing and choice of slopes for our party of 6. We ranged from good skiers to beginners and beginner snowboarders. Everyone loved it. The tuition was amazing. Big shout to Matthew (from the UK via China) who taught the skiers. He was the best...More

Thank Brady69
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Having not skied nearly two decades, I was invited on a ski holiday and knew after day one that ski lessons were in order. My instructor was professional and friendly, asked if I had any experience before we started, and if I had any injuries...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

My son has used the Ruka ski school a few times in the past for group lessons which were great. This time we went late in the season with no class based lessons available so we opted for a couple private lessons. The first lesson...More

Thank Oscar860
Reviewed April 2, 2017

had a one to one lesson with a ski instructor and he identified the issues i was experiencing and how to improve themm.

Thank Debra F
Reviewed February 16, 2017

As an experienced skier trying to help a beginner through the confidence stages I would suggest this school, on my seeing at least, would be great for male, gung ho types who can expect to progress to something new every time they go back up...More

Thank andrewpaulsmith
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Catered for all levels of competency and was extremely encouraging. Great facilities. There were only 9 in our group which was ideal. The slopes were not too busy that you had to que for ages. Ski Bistro is easy but not cheap.

Thank Deborah M
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Hi All lessons start at the same time
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Response from Oscar860 | Reviewed this property |
My son is 10 and has been skiing in Finland for several years. The cold is different to the UK as it is a dry cold rather than damp. Make sure you all have thermals and layers as well as goggles and a snood / face mask and... More