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Ruka FAQ

Ruka - Your Questions Answered

New Snow in Ruka

 When will it snow in Ruka?

When is the next forecast snowfall?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 1 December, with around 4cm forecast over the next 7 days.

Find out more :- long-range Snow Forecast

 When did it last snow in Ruka?

How old is the snow? When was the last reported snowfall?

We don't know exactly when it last snowed in Ruka but our most recent snow report indicated snow depths up to 27cm on the upper slopes.

Find out more :- Latest Snow Report for Ruka

Snow in Ruka, Finland

 How much snow is there in Ruka?

How deep is the snow on the ground?

The last report received from Ruka gave snow depths of 27cm on the upper slopes and 27cm lower down.

Find out more :- Latest Snow Depths for Ruka

Skiing in Ruka, Finland

 How high is Ruka?

At what altitude is the ski area and resort?

Ruka is at 291m. There are pistes / trails from 300m up to 500m above sea level.

Find out more :- Ruka Facts & Figures

 Where can I stay in Ruka?

Are there hotels, chalets or apartments to rent in Ruka?

We know of at least 507 Hotels, Chalets and Apartments in Ruka.

Find out more :- Search for Accommodation in Ruka

 Which is the best Airport for Ruka?

Which airports offer the shortest transfers?

The closest airport to Ruka is Kuuasamo.

Find out more :- Airport Transfer Times to Ruka

 When does Ruka open?

When does the ski season start in Ruka?

Ruka  Open.

 When does Ruka close?

When does the ski season end for Ruka?

Ruka usually closesMid June Closing date depends on cold enough weather for stock piled snow to last. Normally last non-glacier resort in northern hemisphere to close.

Please Note

In common with all ski areas, planned opening and closing dates may be changed at any time due to the current snow and operational conditions in Ruka. You should always check directly with the Tourist Office before making plans to travel.