Ruka's record-breaking ski season opening makes autumn holidays a real skiing holiday. On the coordinates of snow the winter season will be opened as early as October 4th , 2019 at 9:30 am with snow stored on the slopes of Saarua. Two slopes in Saarua (numbers 12 and 13) open on Friday, October 4th. In addition to that, Ruka Park slope 15 opens on Saturday, October 5th offering plenty of jumps and rails for the park riders. Operating lifts will be SaaruaExpress chairlift and Saarua III chairlift, as well as the Village-2-Valley Gondola.