Winter Activities

Skiing and snowshoeing

From the yard of Karemajat starts lighted ski trails of different levels and lengths that wander throughout Ainiovaara. The mountain landscape is also well suited for snowshoeing and we rent snow shoes.

Ski nearby

Slopes of Aavasaksa

Aavasaksa has three ski slopes and very competitive prices. The rapidly changing weather in the hills brings many surprises. The longest of the mountain slopes is 1000 meters and the difference in altitude is 115 meters. The distance to Aavasaksa is about 15 km.

For more information on the slopes of Aavasaksa click on the municipal website of Ylitornio or in Facebook.

Ruskola Slalom

The ski slopes of Ruskola are in Swedish Ylitornio, i.e., in Övertorneå 16 km away. In Ruskola are three slopes and the children also have their own lift. The longest slope is 500 meters long and the height difference is 140 meters. 

Additional information on Ruskola.

Svanstein Ski

Svanstein is also located in Sweden, in the municipality of Övertorneå and the distance there from Karemajat is about 40 km. Svanstein Ski has 16 slopes, out of which:

  • 6 are black
  • 2 are red
  • 7 are blue
  • 1 is green

The longest slope is over 2 km long and the height difference is 253 meters. In Svanstein there is also a Snowpark with a variety of sluices, rails and jumps for those for whom skiing is more than just "the bends and curves.” In Svanstein one can jump even over the Police Saab.

In Svanstein there are also cross-country ski trails and for children their own lift and a sledding hill.

Additional information on Svanstein Ski.

Other ski resorts

Ski Resort Kalli (Keminmaa) 85 km

Ounasvaara (Rovaniemi) 132 km

Ylläs (Kolari) 160 km

Levi (Kittilä) 210 km


In the Ylitornio area there are over 600 km of snowmobile trails.

Swim and work out

Ylitornio Fitness Center (Kuntotalo) has a fitness room and indoor swimming pool. In Övertorneå there is also a swimming pool. 

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Karemajat Oy

Karemajojentie 219
FI-95600 Ylitornio


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+358 40 770 3246

Outdoor activities

From Karemajat you will have direct access to Ainiovaara through a ski trail network to ski in awesome scenery. In the summer you can get around the same routes on foot or by bicycle. Nearby there is a frisbeegolf track.