Adventure day at Korouoma Nature reserve
Adventure day at Korouoma Nature reserve is a very special experience as it's a unique nature destination in Finland!
Korouoma Nature reserve is one of a kind destination in Finland. We would like to take you on a whole day outdoor adventure and tell you stories about why Korouoma is a nature reserve and show you the special features this destination has to offer. Korouoma Nature reserve is a legendary ice climbing destination also and you are able to do ice climbing at one of the ice falls in the unique valley. We will start the outdoor adventure day from Ruka Ski resort and drive for about 1,5 hours to the Nature reserve.
There is no light pollution, just pure natural light and a wonderful winter wonderland is waiting for us! We enjoy the day in a relaxed past and have a nice slow adventure in the winter wonderland. The ice climbing is suitable for persons that have a good physical condition and are looking for a great new winter experience, as well as to someone who want to test their limits in arctic conditions or just want to have a try, at Finland's legendary ice climbing sights, in a safe manner. We will hike a trail around the valley, try ice climbing and enjoy the Korouoma scenaries. You will hear stories about local nature and learn about ice climbing. A professional climbing instructor will guide you to, on and at the Korouoma ice sights and surrounding. You will have full introduction and guidance on every stage. Before you know, you have spent a whole day to this program! A nice camp fire with delicious wraps and some sweets are included, as well as warm juice during the day.
All climbing and outdoor equipment and safety gear are checked and packed before departure in Ruka. We return to Ruka in the evening. We recommend you have a good breakfast before departure and take some snacks with you.
Program duration is approx 10 hours. Min. age: 16 yrs or strong enough to climb and stay outdoors in our arctic winter wonderland the whole day.
The adventure day at Korouoma nature reserve include transfer Ruka - Korouoma - Ruka, guide-services of a professional ice climbing instructor, ice climbing gear and safety equipment, camp fire lunch and warm drinks, snacks available along the day, general liability insurance and VAT.
Meeting point: Outdoor Passion Finland Arctic office. Adress: Rukapalvelu Safarihouse, Rukankyläntie 13, Ruka Village.
Korouoma Adventure Day is available according to snow, ice and weather conditions.
Essentials to pack for an activity
Winter outdoor clothing suitable for the arctic winter and occurring weather conditions. Merino wool is good next to your skin and depending on the weather conditions you can put an extra fluffier layer on top and as the outer layer you should have a waterproof shell layer. Bring an extra jacket to wear for breaks if you choose to wear a goretex/shell-outerwear when adventuring and climbing. You can also choose to wear waterproof quilted winter-pant and -jacket.
If you have additional questions concerning clothing, please, contact Outdoor Passion Finland in advance and we will help you!