Pyha

Snowboard Guide rating 7 out of 10 “A snow sure resort with plenty of powder opportunities and pistes for all levels! ”

Freeriding

75%

Lots of accessible off piste

Freestyle

25%

A few features but could do with more

Pistes

75%

Varied pistes for all levels

Beginners

50%

Wide confidence building slopes

Mountain stats

Top lift:500m
Vertical drop:280m
Bottom lift:

LiftsLift count : 3 x Chairlifts   6 x Drag-lifts   1 Magic Carpet

13km of pistes

Easy
50%
Intermediate
30%
Advanced
30%
Total Pistes:14
Longest Piste:1800 m

passes Pass (Low/High Season) : £31.89-33.52 Day, £142.26 Week

Pyhätunturi is located in Lapland deep within the Arctic Circle within the two municipalities of Pelkosenniemi and Kemijärvi. Snowboarders heading to Pyhä can expect a long snow sure season running from roughly November-May. Alongside snow sure terrain you will find a variety of uncrowded pistes, untracked freeriding locations and natural hits. The excellent freeriding terrain can be accessed either directly from the main mountains or by snow shoeing into the nearby hills. Around the resort there are a number of good places for food and some nice laid back bars. If you fancy a change from riding the pistes Pyhä offers an abundance of extreme experiences such as snow mobiling. Ice climbing, fat biking, and snow surfing. Throw in the possibility of the seeing Northern Lights and you have a great little resorts that has plenty to offer riders of all levels.

Black Piste Snow
Black Piste Snow
Michael Whittaker

A trip to Pyhä can be booked through Crystal Ski Holidays with packages starting from £446 per person (based on four sharing) for a week’s stay at the four-star Pyhä Suites during January 2017 including direct flights from either Gatwick or Manchester and transfers.

www.crystalski.co.uk or call 020 8939 0726

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World Ranking

4th

Overall in Scandinavia

  • #1 best freeride
  • #14 best freestyle
  • #1 best piste riding

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