Ski tunnel

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Ski tunnels or indoor ski arenas make it possible to do cross-country skiing year-round. Except for the shape of the building they are similar to Indoor ski slopes. The temperature inside the tunnel is kept at a constant temperature of a few degrees below zero Celsius to prevent snow from melting.

Tunnels[edit]

Active[edit]

Location Name Length Opened
Finland Sotkamo DNA Ski Tunnel 1,200 m (3,937 ft) 1997
Finland Jämijärvi Jämi Ski Tunnel 1,250 m (4,101 ft) 2002
Finland Uusikaupunki Vahterus Ring and Vahterus Ring II 1,000 m (3,281 ft) Nov 2005
Finland Paimio Ski Tunnel Paippi and Ski Tunnel Paippi II 700 m (2,297 ft) before 2006
Finland Leppävirta Vesileppis Ski Arena before 2006
Sweden Torsby Torsby Skidtunnel & Sportcenter 1,287 m (4,222 ft) 16 Jun 2006
Germany Oberhof DKB Skisport-Halle Oberhof 1,754 m (5,755 ft) 24 Aug 2009
Finland Helsinki Ylläs-Halli and Ylläs-Halli II 1,100 m (3,609 ft) 1 Sep 2009

Future[edit]

Location Name Length Opening
Slovenia Planica Planica Nordic Center Jun 2016