Backcountry Skiing

Pillow lines and untouched powder snow await for skiers and snowboarders! Saariselkä has been blessed  with gentle slopes, sparse pine forests, long-lasting snowpack and hidden powder lines, that offer a perfect setting for off-piste skiing. Our certified ski instructors guide you to the off-piste skiing or snowboarding techniques and give you an introduction to the use of backcountry safety equipment such as probe, shovel and beacon. Get your first touches to backcountry skiing safely with our instructor!


Easy Backcountry -package
Valid 1.12.2018 – 15.4.2019
Times Can be booked for anytime of the day, according to your preference.

Meeting 30 minutes before the lesson at Saariselkä Ski & Sport Resort Service Centre (Kullanhuuhtojantie, 99830 Saariselkä).

Pre-booking required by 16:00 o’clock on previous day.

Participants 2-8 persons
Levels Advanced alpine skiing or snowboarding skills required. Suitable for everyone from the age of 14.
Duration 3 hours
Price 98€ adults, 91€ children up to 16 years and seniors 64+ years
  • 90 minutes’ off-piste skiing/snowboarding training with a certified ski instruction
  • Equipment (skis, boots, skins or snow shoes and poles) for the duration of the excursion
  • 3-hour lift pass
  • Access to WinterPark activities during the validity of liftpass
Additional information Participants are expected to have warm winter clothing and gloves, snow wear (overalls, jackets and pants) are available for rent and beanies, gloves and balaclavas are for sale at our Ski Shop for an extra fee.
Polar night Programme No

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