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18 Apr 2020

Levi stockpiles snow for next ski season

Levi stockpiles snow for next ski season

A ski resort in Finland is preserving snow for the 2020-21 winter season after being forced to close early due to the coronavirus outbreak. Staff at Levi, a ski resort in Finnish Lapland north of the Arctic…

30 Jul 2018

Crystal Ski Holidays welcomes Suomu for winter 2018/19

Crystal Ski Holidays welcomes Suomu for winter 2018/19

Located within the Arctic Circle, the Finnish resort of Suomu offers 13km of ski slopes including a selection of green, blue, red and black runs and a plethora of fun activities including snowmobile Northern…

19 Mar 2018

Crystal adds flight to Finnish Lapland

Crystal adds flight to Finnish Lapland

Following an increase of UK holidaymakers to Finnish Lapland over this season, Crystal Ski Holidays have added a new flight from Birmingham to Finland for two months of next winter. The flight will offer…

20 Oct 2017

Reima launches kids’ challenge

Reima launches kids’ challenge

A clothing brand from Finland has launched campaign to get children outdoors more — especially during the winter months — with the chance for one lucky family to enjoy a winter holiday in Lapland.…

6 Jun 2014

New route to Finland from Crystal

New route to Finland from Crystal

Skiing in Finland is set to become more accessible next winter, with new direct flights available from Manchester. The weekly flights, from Crystal Ski Holidays, will depart every Sunday from Manchester…

3 May 2013

Banff voted top ski resort by Crystal

Banff voted top ski resort by Crystal

BANFF in Canada has been voted best overall ski resort by Crystal Ski customers. The resort topped the poll for its convenience, “jaw-dropping” views, unlimited skiing for any ability and “incredible…

18 Mar 2013

Scandinavian ski options increase

Scandinavian ski options increase

Four ski resorts in Scandinavia will be even more accessible to British skiers next season as Crystal and Inghams expand their programmes. After an absence of five years, Crystal Ski, is reintroducing…

3 Nov 2011

Snowless Levi means no racing

Snowless Levi means no racing

The Audi FIS World Cup slalom races, scheduled to take place in Finland this weekend, have been cancelled due to a lack of snow. The races were planned for Levi, in Western Lapland, which has hosted World…

13 Mar 2011

Finland back for Crystal

Finland back for Crystal

Family-friendly Finland is regaining interest among British tour operators, with the announcement that Crystal Ski has introduced Ruka and Iso-Syöte to their 2011/12 programme. Both resorts are in…

14 Feb 2011

Fire destroys Ruka restaurant

Fire destroys Ruka restaurant

The oldest mountain restaurant in Ruka, Finland, was destroyed by fire at the weekend. The blaze broke out in the SkiBistro restaurant on Saturday evening, damaging much of the three-storey building, which…

18 Oct 2010

Ruka first to open?

Ruka first to open?

Finland’s Ruka resort opened for the season on Monday 18 October, claiming itself the first European non-glacier ski area to do so. It’s only one run, but that doesn’t stop the Finnish…

25 Jun 2010

Finnish resort plans expansion

Finnish resort plans expansion

The small Finnish resort of Pyhä is about to embark on a major investment project that aims to double visitor numbers by 2015 – and to provide Finland with the rare luxury of a fast chair instead of…

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