Ounasvaara - Ski Area Guide

Ounasvaara, Finland

Ski Resort (60m to 200m)

The capital of Lapland and close to the Arctic Circle, Rovaniemi's most famous resient is Santa Claus, who lives 10km out of town and welcomes visitors. However his popularity may be overtaken by the world's most northerly McDonalds, also located here. Downhill skiing is relaxed, and there are plenty of alternatives including horse and reindeer-drawn sleigh rides. The Sky Hotel is located at the top of the lifts.

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Who is Ounasvaara good for?

Ounasvaara Ski Facts
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Ounasvaara Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Ounasvaara
 1 Black Piste
 2 Red Pistes
 4 Blue Pistes
100kmCross Country Pistes
4Ski Lifts

Ounasvaara Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Ounasvaara
200mHighest Lift
60mLowest Piste
60mResort Altitude (Ounasvaara)


The Finnish Ski Resort of Ounasvaara has direct access to 7 individual pistes, served by 4 ski lifts.

Snow cover is generally reliable due to the Scandinavian climate..

There is an airport within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Ounasvaara are perfectly feasible. Helsinki Airport is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Skiing in Ounasvaara

Ounasvaara offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.

Snowboarding in Ounasvaara

Ounasvaara is highly rated by Snowboarders and there is a Snow Park in Ounasvaara.

Ounasvaara in brief

Ounasvaara Ski Resort is:
Ok for Expert Skiers.
Good for Intermediate Skiers.
Good for Beginners.
Very good for Snowboarding.

Ounasvaara Season Dates

We have no confirmed season dates for Ounasvaara.

NOTE:- Opening subject to Snow Conditions in Ounasvaara.

Map of Ounasvaara

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Ounasvaara Ski Lift Capacity

Ski Lift Capacity :- The 4 Ski Lifts of Ounasvaara are able to uplift 3,700 skiers / snowboarders per hour.

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Skiing at Ounasvaara

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