Kiilopää Back Country Skiing Weeks

The Kiilopää Back Country Skiing Weeks offer an excellent introduction to back-country skiing – as well as new trails and company for even the most experienced visitors to Kiilopää. Our guides know the snow conditions, can show you the best spots in the area, and advise you on equipment.

The program of the Back Country Skiing includes guided full-day fell skiing tours on five days a week. Come for the whole week or join us for a day trip!

There is an excursion to Latvakuru where is the lean to of Suomen Latu Kiilopää. In addition, the program of the Back Country Skiing Weeks includes a briefing on navigation, orienteering, and safety.

The program

The program is preliminary and changes are possible due to weather conditions. The excursions will last the whole day. Return from the excursions is at 16.30 at the latest, so you can take the ski bus from Saariselkä in both directions.


10.30 Introduction to cross-country skiing and cross-country skiing equipment and an excursion to Suomen Ladu’s own home in Latvakuru.


10.30 Cross-country skiing excursion to Ahopäki and Rumakuru.
19–20 Information session on mountain navigation, orienteering and safety


10.30  Excursion to Kuutamokuru and Luulampi. At Luulampi we stop at a wilderness café.


10.30–16.30 Excursion to Teräväkivenpää.


10.30 Excursion to Vahtamapää

Event information




Koko päivä


Suomen Latu Kiilopää, Saariselkä