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    43th Lapponia Ski Event in Lapland 14.-18.4.2020 CANCELLED

    According to the latest instructions from the Finnish government, the Lapponia Hiihto (Lapponia Ski Race) 2020 event must be cancelled. We sincerely apologise for this. We are however looking to the future, and to arranging a fantastic event on 12 – 16.4.2021!

    In case you have already paid your participation fee, and you would like us to refund it, please send us an email to info@lapponiahiihto.fi with the heading “refund.” We will be in contact with you regarding this.

    Alternatively, we can transfer your participation to next year’s event. For persons transferring their participation fee to the Lapponia 2021 event, we will provide free transportation from Olos to the starting point of the Karra Huikonen or Keimiön Kiekerö races.

    In case you would like your participation fee transferred to the 2021 event, you do not need to take any further action. We will handle the transfer on your behalf.

    Lapponia Hiihto Ry



    Organized annually in April, Lapponia Ski Event brings together hundreds of cross-country skiers from all around the world to the amazing fells of West Lapland. Lapponia offers unforgettable skiing in unique scenery, with sunshine and snow galore, and great company of old and new friends.

    Since 1978 Lapponia Ski Event challenges skiers of all levels to test their limits and have fun. With three different distances, full and half races to choose from, your skiing week will be full of superb trails from magical forests to wide open lakes and fells with challenging weather conditions. On 2020 is offered also classic style series with two long distance (60 km & 50 km) races. If skier joins also the third skiing day (80 km F), skier gets result also from the total combination of 3 long distance races.

    All races run towards Olos in Muonio. Trails include both classic anf free style tracks all the way and you can use both styles. Lapponia Ski Event is a unique opportunity to enjoy skiing in scenery beyond and above your everyday trails. You can take your pick among the individual races or participate in a week competition. The winners of the week competitions are honoured in the prize giving ceremony. The rest of our highly valued prizes are raffled amongst all participants so join our amazing ceremony for excellent product prizes on the evening of the last skiing day!

    Olos is the hub of Lapponia Ski Event where you find the race office and also entertainment program. Take a look at our routes and classes and choose your week's trails. See you at Lapponia Ski Event! Information on accommodation in Muonio area available here. If you have car at your service, you might want to check what ski resorts Pallas, Levi, Ylläs and Hetta has to offer.

    Lapponia Ski Event is organized by the non-profit association Lapponia Hiihto ry. The association wants to support cross-country skiing as sport and encourage future generations to develop a healthy lifestyle. Furthermore, Lapponia Ski Event helps local actors such as sport and youth clubs. The majority of our Ski Event staff are volunteering members of local clubs and communities in Muonio. We are proud to support the local communities!

    Welcome to Lapponia Ski Event! Join and follow us on Facebook for latest updates. You find us by name Lapponia-hiihto.

    Lapponia-hiihto is organised upcoming years on12.-16.4.2021 and 4.-8.4.2022.


    Oloshotellintie 25

    FIN-99300 Muonio


    +358 40 6684878/Race SecretaryTanja Pyhäjärvi

    +358 40 820 8397/Race Director Juha Niemelä

    +358 400 491 269/TD Ahti Laaksonen

    +358 400 173 796/Race office (7.-12.4.2019)

    +358 16 536 111/Lapland Hotel Olos

    e-mail: info(at)lapponiahiihto.fi

    Puh. +358 16 536 111/Lapland Hotel Olos

    e-mail: info(at)lapponiahiihto.fi