1. Name of route


2. Length and suitability for day outings and weekend or week-long hikes

1,8 km point to point. Round trip 3,6 km. Suitable for fitness and day outings.

3. Required level of ability


4. Seasonal suitability

For winter use.

5. Amenities


6. Estimated time consumption

About 30-40 minutes one way by ski.

7. Suitable outdoor activity types

Classic and skate skiing.

8. Route conditions, associated risks and appropriate gear

These ski tracks are not close to habitation – it’s a good idea to bring a mobile phone.

9. Natural and cultural environment

The ski tracks pass Laatas on the western side and run through a wilderness landscape.

10. Getting there

Parking lot of the Ainiovaara ski centre N66 19.089 E23 41.498 Alkkulanrinne. Ski the lighted Ainiovaara trail counter-clockwise for 3.1 km to Hietakangas, which is where these tracks start.

11. Responsible for maintenance

Municipality of Ylitornio.

12. Other info for users

Coordinates WGS84.