Border to Border ski is over 400 km long guided ski tour in Northern Finland. The route follows near the Arctic Circle from Russian border to Swedish border. The event is on the bucket list of every enthusiastic cross-country skier. Welcome to join us!
Registration for the 38th Border to Border -skiing opens on August 1. at 09:00 Finnish time. The participation fee for 2023 is 1480€. Those on the waiting list will receive an e-mail that there is a place reserved for you after the registration opens, and in the e-mail, you will find a link to complete the registration. People on the waiting list have 36 hours to complete the registration, if the registration is not done within this time, the place becomes available to others. If you are not on the waiting list and on Monday some of the groups seem to be full, check the situation again later or add yourself to the waiting list of the group you want.
Maintenance work is carried out in the Lyyti-registration system on the night between Monday and Tuesday at 02-05 (EET) and there may be disruptions in the service.
Our event follows the familiar route and program, there are changes with some of our accommodation places and we will publish the updated program later. There will be over 400km of skiing from Kuusamo to Tornio in wonderful scenery and with great people! Despite a break of couple years, skiers from Alaska to Australia are joining us! How about you?
Border-to-Border, they said, is a well-organized event, showcasing a part of the ski world – Finland’s Lapland region, just below the Arctic Circle - that few ever see.
Border to Border Ski event is organised by six municipalities. In this article we wanted to introduce them to you so you can get closer look behind the ”scenes” of the Border to Border Ski. The skiing track also goes through all of these municipalities so you will get to have a little visit in them too!
Picture: City Of Tornio / Juha Åman
Stuart Stevens thinks that the best way to see Finland is to ski Finland. Read the story about Stuart's adventure in Border to Border Ski published by Outside Online!
"Remember to eat well", says the guide before having a dinner. She is right, because skiing more than 400km requires many calories. However, in Border to Border Ski, food is more than just a fuel that keeps you going. In this article, we tell you about the event’s eating times, common Finnish dishes as well as specialities you should try on when visiting Northern Finland.