You'll find Finland's longest ski slopes and an extensive network of cross country and snowmobile trails in Ylläs
Ylläs has a skiing tradition dating back to 1930's with the first ski fans making their way here even before the area was served by a road. This ski resort combines all the ingredients necessary for a perfect Lapland experience, with guests returning year after year to enjoy its stunning unspoiled natural scenery, Finland's longest ski slopes, an excellent network of cross-country trails and superb choice of accommodation. Ylläs also offers a wide choice of activities, including exhilarating reindeer, husky and snowmobile safaris, so whether you're looking for an action-packed week of skiing and adventures, or something a little more relaxing, Ylläs can offer both.
Its uncrowded, floodlit slopes are ideal for beginners and intermediates, while the sheer choice of activities means you can try things you've only ever dreamed of. The resort comprises of two genuine Lappish villages set 10 minutes apart and are connected by a regular shuttle bus. Substantial investment has also been ploughed into the resort and ski area over the past few years and more is planned, including new slopes and a gondola for Winter 2007/08; however regardless of all these fantastic changes, what won't change is the warm, friendly welcome you will receive from everyone and the unforgettable memories you will take home with you after a ski holiday in beautiful Lapland.
|Altitude of resort:||255 metres|
|Top elevation:||718 metres|
|Largest vertical drop:||463 metres|
|Total length of slopes:||40 kilometres|
|Longest run:||3 kilometres|
|Cross country trails:||320 kilometres|
|Number of lifts:||27|
|Snowboard:||2 Terrain Parks and 3 Halfpipes|
|Snowmobile routes:||300 kilometres|