We provide the right courses for yourself and your family: the children get familiar with skiing together with a parent in the Moominfamily's skischool (Muumiperheen hiihtokoulu), the youngsters learn to ski through fun and games in the Moomin skischool (Muumipeikon hiihtokoulu), the adults may practise their technique in classic cross country- or skate skiing. Additionally we introduce children to snowshoe walking in the Moomin skischool, (Retkihemulit and Nipsut).
Here you can find all the skischools for children (in Finnish).
We have wide range of skischools for adults in English. You can find all of them below.
And here you can find all the skischools for adults (in Finnish).
COURSES FOR ADULTS, WINTER 2020
First time on skis, 60 min / 20 €
New to cross-country skiing? This is just the right place for you to start! During this introductory course you will learn the basics about the gear, safety and how to get going with the classic skis. The goal is to get to know the sport and have fun while we are at it. No prior experience is needed.
Basic course, classic technique, 60 min/ 20 €
This course offers you a chance to get a hold of the basics of classic skiing. We will go through both diagonal and double poling techniques. You’ll receive basic information about the gear, safety and training. All of the training during the course is done on a flat terrain. No prior experince is needed.
Basic course, skating technique, 60 min/ 20 €
If you are interested in learning the basics of the skating technique, you should head to this course. The training focuses on balance and learning the basic skating technique “V1”. You’ll receive basic information about the gear, safety and training. All of the training during the course is done on a flat terrain. No prior experince is needed.
Advanced course, classic technique, 90 min/ 25 €
This advanced course offers you a little more detailed look into the world of classic cross-country skiing. We will revisit the diagonal and double poling techniques and practice the kick double pole technique. Some hill climbing and downhill sections will be included.
This advanced course works best if you have the basic skillset of classic cross-country skiing. Because of that it is required that you have completed the “Basic course” before entering.
Advanced course, skating technique, 90 min/ 25 €
When you are ready to step up with your skating, it’s time for this one. We will go through how to use different techniques (V1, V2, V2A) to move more efficiently on the skis. Some hill climbing and downhill sections will be included.
This advanced course works best if you have the basic skillset of the skating technique. Because of that it is required that you have completed the “Basic course” before entering.
WARMLY WELCOME ON THE COURSES!
Suomen Latu Paloheinä, paloheinä@suomenlatu.fi, puh. +358447226328
or ski instructor Sami Maunonen, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Terms of agreement
Signing up to a course:
Signing up to a course is done trough our webpage. Sign-ups are binding. The payment is completed upon sign-up.
Purchases from the webshop are paid in full upon sign-up. The sign-up is automatically registered into the database of Suomen Latu.
The member discounts are mentioned for each course. Member discounts can't be reimbursed. The participant must be a member upon sign-up to recieve a discount.
Cancellation of the course:
In case of a cancellation the service provider will inform every signed up person personally. The signed up persons will be informed about a cancellation WITHOUT EXCEPTION! Failure to participate in the course is not processed as a valid cancellation. In case of a cancellation by the service provider, the customer is reimbursed in full.
Reasons for cancelling the course may be too few sign-ups, sickness of the instructor, lack of snow or exceptionally poor weather. Remember: the course is cancelled only if the participants have been informed by phone, email or text message.
The service provider's right to make changes:
Suomen Latu reserves the right to changes due to change in prices, force majeure clauses or other hinders beyond the control of Suomen Latu.
Terms of cancellation:
- In case of sickness the payment, subtracted by 5€ as handling fee, will be reimbursed. A medical certificate must be delivered to the following adress as soon as possible: Paloheinän hiihtopalvelu, Pakilantie 124, 00670 Helsinki or by email: email@example.com. The customer is obligated to inform the service provider about falling ill immediately by email, prior to the starting date of the course.