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Ruka Ski School

Rukankylantie 17, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
+358 40 0101635
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Wow. What a week we’ve had in Ruka. My daughter and grandchildren had never skied before. They’d... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Melenie T
Wakefield, United Kingdom
via mobile

Great skiing and choice of slopes for our party of 6. We ranged from good skiers to beginners and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leeds, 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.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Rukankylantie 17, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
+358 40 0101635
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Reviewed yesterday 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 3 weeks ago 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 1 June 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 8 April 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 2 April 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 16 February 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 14 February 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
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We booked a five day ski school package with a 1 hour 40 minute lesson each afternoon. Due to differing abilities we were in two different ski groups and had two very different experiences! My partner was in the beginners class and a good experience...More

Thank Goldie G
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This Ski School has won awards for very obvious reasons. Excellent English speaking instructors who tailor the lessons to accommodate each pupil. We all learn at different rates (I'm definitely slower than most) but I came away knowing that within the 5 days I had...More

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very kind and patient ski teachers! They really are very skilled in teaching all levels of skiing, snowboarding and more! Young and old! Building your confidence in no-time!

Thank LikeTravelM
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21 November 2015|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
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