31km of ski trails are snowcat groomed
with trackset & skate lanes.
Surface is loose and frozen granular snow; conditions are
fast. Skiers should exercise caution on
downhills. Compacted base averages 3 - 7" with 10" in
our woods. Coverage is best on the west
side of the system: Sisu, lower Karhu &
Napa Piiri. There are occasional thin, bare
and water spots and older skis are
These conditions are not recommended for
Private and group lessons
are available daily for adults
and children from age 5 (excluding
Christmas Day). 12km of snowshoe trails and our two
junior tubing hills are open.
Woods Lake is open for ice-skating and kicksledding. With some snow, skiing on the
lake will be possible. Our
reindeer, Viima, loves to visit with
children who are especially excited and
pleased to see him at this time of year!
Tuulen Tupa Grill is
open for lunch and snack service
from 11:30am - 4:30pm daily (excluding
Christmas Day). Dinner service is available Saturday evenings
throughout the winter season - advance reservations
are recommended and appreciated.
is partly sunny with a high of 28. Sunday is
expected to be mostly cloudy with a high of 31.
Sunday, December 21
Ski Orienteering Race.
Come join the fun! In Ski Orienteering participants
navigate through a series of points on a prearranged
cross country ski course and are timed as individuals
or as group members.
You can do this as a NYSSRA Championship
qualifier or on an abbreviated non-competitive 2-3km
course appropriate for juniors and adult first-timers.
All are welcome!
The $20.00 entry fee includes full day facility
use pass and detailed color course map. Register
between 11 am and 1 PM. Sponsored by Empire
Orienteering Club. For further Orienteering
information contact Eric Hamilton, 518-371-7548.
Season-Long Calendar of Events
Thursday, December 25
- Christmas Day Fun at Lapland! Visit
with our (weary?) reindeer! Ski & snowshoe trails,
junior tubing hills, ice-skating, Finnish Line Ski
Shop, warming lodge, rental & retail shops open
11am-4:30pm. Food service and lessons are unavailable
today (elves Ann and Olavi will be on
hand to greet you, but our staff is given the day off
to spend with their families).