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Ylläs Ski Resort Guide

Ylläs, Finland

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift718m2,356ft
Resort Height255m837ft
 Nearest AirportsKittilä and Rovaniemi
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The Finnish ski resort of Ylläs is at an altitude of 255m837ft.


Ylläs has direct access to 37 marked pistes, served by a total of 19 ski lifts.

Snow cover is generally reliable due to the Scandinavian climate..


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Ylläs is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Ylläs.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Ylläs is 3km2 miles long and the most difficult run is the 'World Cup'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Ylläs?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 28 October, with around 6cm2in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Ylläs

Ski Area Stats

Ylläs Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
320km199 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Ylläs Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift718m2,356ft
Lowest Piste255m837ft
Resort Altitude (Ylläs)255m837ft
Max Vertical463m1,519ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Ylläs
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Ylläs?

This ski resort is in Kolari, Tunturi-Lappi, Finland.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Ylläs is Kittilä, 48 minutes drive away.

Rovaniemi airport is also within three hours drive.

Kittilä is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 19 ski lifts are able to uplift 22,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 8km5 miles of ski runs, with 7 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Ylläs open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early November, and usual closing is Late May.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Ylläs, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Ylläs Tourist Office for the latest.

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