News on Ruka

Winter has started across the Alps - Snow Update

Winter has started across the Alps - Snow Update

Sat 23 October 10, Copper Mountain, USA

Three US resorts likely to open in next24 hours. Ruka opens in Finland, several Norwegian resorts prepare to open after low temps and snow. Heavy snow report in Canada, New England and the Alps. Great skiing right now on the glaciers. Second French resort opens – For One Week Only. Only one southern hemisphere resort open from next week – but its still snowing in New Zealand!

Snowmaking Starts In N.America - world snow update

Snowmaking Starts In N.America - world snow update

Tue 12 October 10, Breckenridge, USA

More northern hemisphere ski areas open than southern hemisphere for the first time in four months. Ruka will be first non-glacier resort to open in Europe and the first in Scandinavia this weekend. Only three areas still open in the southern hemisphere, all in New Zealand. Snowmaking underway in Colorado and Maine

New season gathers pace - world snow update

New season gathers pace - world snow update

Wed 29 September 10, Tignes, France

North America's Ski season starts on Friday, October 1st. More fresh snow in New Zealand as resorts there extend their ski seasons. Engelberg Opening this weekend. Seven Austrian glacier resorts are now open. Season winds down in South America and Australia, but New Zealand promises at least another month.