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13 Aug 2018

Ski Resorts announce early Autumn 2018 season start dates

Ski Resorts announce early Autumn 2018 season start dates

A number of ski resorts have begun announcing their planned opening dates for the 2018-19 ski season, some as soon as this autumn. Ruka in Finland may be the first resort in the world without a year-round…

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…

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…

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