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Excellent Skiing Taster Course!

I booked a ~2-hour Alpine Skiing Taster Course for my boyfriend who had never been on skis in his... read more

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Essi T
Brilliant, patient, observant.

Two adults and a nearly 6 year old. All total novices. Both adults confidently descending the blues... read more

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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 today

I booked a ~2-hour Alpine Skiing Taster Course for my boyfriend who had never been on skis in his life. After the session, he could come down the blue slopes in a controlled manner and apply the instructions he had been given to improve further....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Essi T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two adults and a nearly 6 year old. All total novices. Both adults confidently descending the blues solo after 5 days lessons both safely traversing reds and one able to descend reds. Little one was a bit behind his peers in the ski school but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family of four ranging from complete beginner to a good intermediate. I was the complete novice and can’t believe how much our instructor Sami taught me in the week. By the end of it, blue runs were the norm and the confidence he gave me...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nickn0ble
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ski tutoring on the whole in Ruka is 1st class. All 7 of us have improved our skills, some from nothing to skiing blue runs and some from blues onto steep reds. Our teens have done us proud and learnt all the basics needed to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank meleniet
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: April 2017
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November 21, 2015|
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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