Downhill skiing

Ounasvaara Ski Resort offers you 10 slopes with enough variety for everyone. The main slopes offer easier and relaxed skiing for everyone. By the Ounashissi-lifts you can find the youth favored Snow Park, first snow slope-area and for the youngest ones in the family and the beginners will enjoy Rendi’s Snow World and Rendi’s Adventure path.

On the other side of the Ski Resort you will find Tottorakka slopes that provide more speed and challenge right up to the competitive level. Tottorakka slopes’ profiles are steeper and the shapes of the surface are more challenging than the main slopes. If you’re interested in off-piste skiing, this area offers you an unmaintained slope and a forest skiing area.

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Ski school

Private lessons

Easy Start
Private alpine ski lesson for beginners. Package includes 4 hours lift ticket, 4 hours equipment rental and 45 minutes ski lesson. After the lesson you still have 3 hours time to test what you have learned. Bookings one day before (4:00 p:m)

45 minute private lesson (incl. lift ticket for the lesson)
90 minute private lesson (incl. lift ticket for the lesson)

Cross-Country ski trip
Cross country skiing trek for beginners in Ounasvaara ski resort.

Ounasvaara ski school offers a cross country trip. Duration of the trip is 2 hours. The trip takes you to the wild nature of Ounasvaara Sports Park. In the beginning you are taught the basics of cross-country skiing. Minimum age 9 years.
Bookings one day before (4 p.m.)

Snowshoe Trip
Enjoy the nature in Ounasvaara Sports Park!

Ounasvaara Ski School offers a snowshoe trip every day. Duration of the trip is 2 hours. The trip takes you to wild nature of Ounasvaara Sports Park.
Bookings one day before (4 p.m.)

Please make your reservation a day before the planned activity before 4 p.m. Arrive in time so that you have time to fit and test all the equipment. You will not need a lift ticket during the lessons. They are included in the lessons. Contact the ski instructor by email: hiihtokoulu@ounasvaara.fi or by phone: +358(0)50 5333 388.



Ski rental and equipment

Our rental and repair shop has everything you need for a snow packed day. Both our skis and snowboards are serviced and renewed regularly. This ensures that your equipment is always up-to-date and in excellent condition. Our selection includes Salomon skis, Burton snowboards, Telemark skis, cross-country skiing equipment and snowshoes. We take care of the equipment’s hygiene in-between the rentals.

Because the basis of safe and enjoyable skiing is equipment that is in good condition,
our rental shop also offers equipment maintenance services. Our professional team takes care of your snowboard, downhill skis and cross-country skis.




Alpine skiing came to finland in 1930s. Alpine troops from Germany and Austria were helping to clear the first slalom slope at Ounasvaara in 1943. During the same winter slalom was one of the sports at Ounasvaara winter games. The name of the restaurant, Alpenjager, derives from this piece of history. The restaurant has seen a total makeover during the last couple of years. We’re sure you’re going to enjoy the delicious hamburgers, pizzas, salads, pastry and the world world-famous Tazza hot cocoa from our menu created by our professional kitchen staff. Alpenjager is licensed to serve alcohol (A-license).

Vohvela is a cafe with beautiful atmosphere. It is located at the bottom of Tottorakka slopes. The main products are delicious waffles with various toppings which you can enjoy with hot or cold drinks. You can also get small snacks to keep your energy levels up.


Winter tobogganing (for groups only)

Ounasvaara Ski Resort’s toboggan run gives you another way to enjoy a speedy ride down the slope. A separate 800 meters long track is built solely for winter sledding. The sleds have a steering wheel and brakes so you can safely feel the thrilling speed. In between the rides you can enjoy the breathtaking views and share the best driving lines with your friends since getting back to the top is done comfortably by a chairlift. The toboggan run is for groups only.

Minimum group size 10 people. Temperature limit -18 Celsius. Rider’s minimum age 12 years.
Reservations and more info by email from sales@ounasvaara.fi or by phone +358(0)50 533 3388.