Airports Near Saariselkä
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Ski Resorts Near Saariselkä
Review of snowboarding and skiing in Saariselkä Finland.
Saariselkä Ski Holiday Facts
Established in 1954 the Finnish ski resort Saariselkä lies at ? metres altitude in the Lapland region of the Finnish ?5 snow cannons ensure artificial Saariselkä snow making covers 10km of ski trails, which equates to around 100 of the ski slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Saariselkä (Finland) is Ivalo at a distance of 30km or approximately 25 minutes driving time. Saariselkä ski season runs from November to May.
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Skiing in Saariselkä
Skiing Saariselkä you'll enjoy 11 pistes and trails and that means approximately 10km of ski runs. Saariselkä lifts number 6 with the capacity to uplift 6500 skiers up the mountain per hour. The longest ski run in the Finnish ski resort of Saariselkä is over 1.5km long.
Saariselkä Ski Area
Saariselkä ski area has 0% beginner ski runs or nursery slopes, 36% intermediate, 54% advanced ski slopes and 9% for expert skiers - the most difficult Saariselkä piste is the 0.9km Lunnirinne run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. You can ski Saariselkä after dark as there is night skiing on ?km of illuminated piste.
Saariselkä for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Snowboarding in Saariselkä
If you snowboard Saariselkä you'll want to know that, of the 6 ski lifts in total, 6 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives a good indication of how modern the lift system is and well set up Saariselkä snowboarding is - especially for beginners learning to snowboard. Saariselkä snowboard facilities include 1 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.
Saariselkä for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
Saariselkä Apres Ski
The apres ski Saariselkä scene and off-slope or "non-skier" activities include:
8 apres ski bars 19 restaurants 0 bowling 3 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 1 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 2 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 1 outdoor ice skating 1 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 10 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Dancing, Winter Hiking, Lappish Nights, Ski Touring, Arctic Ocean, Santa Land, Northern Lights, Reindeer Safari, Gold Digging, Gold Panning, Igloo Village.
Saariselkä for apres ski gets 3 stars out of 5 overall
More Saariselkä Snow Ski Area and Resort Information
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The Finnish ski resort of Saariselkä ski resort is also known as Saariselkä Saariselkä and has the following common misspellings:
Saariselkä ski area has ski slopes which face N S
The direction which the various Saariselkä ski slopes face can make or break your skiing or snowboarding holiday. If you want to guarantee good snow and ski conditions, you should choose a resort with ski slopes which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.
- In the coldest winter months of January and February you need a ski resort with some sunny south facing ski slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a ski resort with some cool and shady north facing slopes will ensure you're not skiing on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best ski resorts have ski areas and slopes which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating skiing whatever the weather. Saariselkä ski resort has ski slopes facing N S.
Saariselkä for snow gets 4 stars out of 5 overall
Saariselkä reviews, 2.8 star rating and resort and ski area information is collated by SNO man from staff experience and customer feedback.