Arrival via Arctic Circle
Pyhä is located in the eastern Lapland of Finland. The closest airport in Rovaniemi, located at the Arctic Circle, has several daily flight connections (Finnair, Norwegian). There is a regular bus service available to the resort and it takes about 2 hours (130 km). Private transfers can be also booked. Kittilä and Kuusamo airports has also several connections but no regular bus service to Pyhä ski resort, private transfers and car rental are available. Free parking is provided all over the resort for those who arrive by car.
At Pyhä, you won’t be wasting valuable training and recovery time to transfers between the slopes and home base since all our accommodations are located right next to the slopes. The training guests can choose their place of stay between a hotel and apartments. There is an airconditioned equipment service room in the hotel and in each apartment building. Apartments include heated drying closets for gear. The hotel and each apartment also has a sauna for recovery and relaxation.
Versatile slopes and training courses
Pyhä offers challenging and alternating slopes for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. FIS homologated Piste Palander is our number one training course and a regular venue for Finnish alpine championships (Slalom and GS). It can serve between two to three training groups at a time. The Polar slope, located nest to Piste Palander offers also versatile skiing and riding profiles.
Pyhä is well known for its high standard SBX/SX training courses and camps. Many of the best snowboarders in the world, including Olympic champions, prefer Pyhä as their early season training resort. The profile of the training slope, called Polar madness, has been specifically shaped the SBX / SX needs in mind.
The course is built every winter in co-operation with the talented and experienced Pyhä grooming team and the Finnish Snowboardin Federation. Team officials and riders are welcome to join in during the building phase. We are always happy to listen to our guests. We are also happy provide other sevices, for example practice area for start training and glide test area for boards.