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Ruka Ski School

Rukankylantie 17, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
+358 40 0101635
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Fun and friendly

Having not skied nearly two decades, I was invited on a ski holiday and knew after day one that ski... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
London, United Kingdom
Great private lessons

My son has used the Ruka ski school a few times in the past for group lessons which were great... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Ipswich, United Kingdom
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Rukankylantie 17, Kuusamo 93825, Finland
+358 40 0101635
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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 15 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
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Booked 1 hour 40 minute lesson with my two young boys. Teacher was patient and helpful. By end of holiday my boys were confidently ski-ing the blue runs!

Thank Jadex123
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Some of the kids having lessons need to be controlled a bit more as they are in danger of being flattened by adult beginners on the magic carpets. PLEASE get the kids out of the way at the top of the magic carpets, and stop...More

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21 November 2015|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hi All lessons start at the same time
30 December 2014|
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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