SLOPE SAFETY

Every skier is responsible for their own safety and the safety of other skiers, when moving around the ski area. Please read the following ski slope rules of Messilä Ski Center and the SHKY below.

The SHKY slope rules

  • Downhill skiing is only permitted with the same types of equipment that can be found at the Messilä Ski Rental Shop. This includes Alpine skis, snowboards, telemark- skis and blades. The ski lifts have been inspected for this equipment and follow the rules and regulations of Finnish officials.

  • Equipment and safety instructions for adaptive skiing of the disabled: Mono-ski, Bi-ski, clider support (on the teaching slope).

  • The so-called backpack skiing (child on the back of a skier) is forbidden in the Messilä slope areas.

  • Snowscoots are not allowed on Messilä slopes due to safety regulations.

Safety officials on the Messilä slopes

Sami Mattiniemi, Slope manager +358 44 760 1124
Kalle Maattola, Assistant Slope Manager +358 50 586 2948


Ski Center Messilä follows the rules and regulations set by Suomen Hiihtokeskus ry.


The terms of service of ski resort services