The biggest novelty of the winter season 22-23 delights skiers of many levels, as the new Glacier Express chairlift carries skiers to the top of the Front Slopes. From here you can descend back towards the village on the renewed, wide slopes of ICE.1 & ICE.2. Thanks to the renewed slope profile, you get to carve and enjoy long turns. The carpet lift on the Front Slope has also got a new place at the bottom of the slope and now serves even better the smallest of the family and beginner skiers.
During the summer, a new slope 7B.3, which goes by the name Sammun metsäreitti, has been built on the Southeast Slopes, next to the 7B lift. The slope was made especially along the forest skiing routes which are popular among children and young people, and it offers adventurous but safe skiing in the forest. Along the way, you might even spot reindeers, squirrels or rabbits.
The popular Levi South Park, which is almost a kilometer long, has received an amazing renovation for the winter of 22-23, as a mini pipe has been made in the lower part of the South Park. During the same run, you can now combine boxes, rails, and even a pipe. Junior South Park has also been renewed and offers even more versatile skiing for beginners as well as slightly more experienced skiers. In addition to South Park and Junior South Park, next to the South Slope's pome lift, there is a Mini Park, which is specially designed for the smallest park riders in the family. Also, near the Front Slopes North chairlift, you can find the Fun Park. Try your skills on the ski cross track and small jumps, after which you can continue to the moguls which are located at the bottom of the Fun Park. The moguls were designed by the Finnish mogul legend, Lauri Lassila.
In the spring of 2022, Levi launched ski touring routes as the first ski resort in Finland. The routes open Levi's backcountry safely and are also suitable for beginner freeskiers. It is possible to ski a single ski touring route or combine several routes for an all-day workout, where you accumulate more than a kilometer of ascent. You can get to know the fell in a whole new way, and you don't need previous free skiing experience, because you can also ski down the slopes. If you need lessons in ski touring, you can get them with Levi ski school's Skinning up the fells -course, which is organized on Fridays during the spring season. In addition, you can get freeskiing lessons from Levi's team member Arto "Ape" Majava in his spring freeskiing courses. You can also find a selection of ski touring skis and splitboard snowboards as well as snow safety equipment at the Zero Point rental shop.
One of the novelties of the winter season is also ice-skating rink, which is located at the lower part of the Front Slope, at the fell pond. Ice-skating is a great way to have fun with the whole family, develop fitness, body control and balance. The rink is open around the clock and you can rent skates and a helmet from the Zero Point Rental shop.
You won’t get hungry during the day, atmospheric slope restaurants serve you all around the fell
Stop by to enjoy a cup of good coffee while shopping or active day out. You can find Café Zero on the Front Slopes in the Zero Point building. Restaurant Draivi is located at the base of the Northeast Slope 6, right next to Levi golf course. Ski down and stop by to enjoy some refreshments. Restaurant Gondola is a cozy hillside restaurant with a sunny terrace and an excellent buffet table at the lower station of the Gondoli2000 lift. The atmospheric Restaurant Horizont can be found at the top of Front Slopes beside an unparalleled view over the breathtaking landscape.Restaurant Palovartija is located almost at the top of Levi at the upper station of Gondola2000 lift. Palovartija serves snacks and cafeteria products amidst the beautiful landscape. The warm-hearted restaurant Sivakka on the South Slopes next to the Levi South chair lift offers coffee, freshly baked buns, delicious soup of the day, tasty hamburgers and salads which provide energy for the day on skis. Restaurant V'inkkari with its legendary Levi after ski atmosphere can be found beneath the Front Slope, in the centre of everything. Levi's best party again on March 2, 2023 onwards.
Levi's own app records your data from the day for you to see
The Levi Resort app makes your skiing day easier. The app features an interactive 3D slope map, up-to-date information on area services, hyperlocal weather information for the fell and extensively customizable alerts for opening and closing of lifts and slopes, slope cameras as well as the Levi Black Loyalty Program. You can also easily share your location with friends. At the end of a day or vacation, one often has to wonder how many ski runs have you done? Now that information too is immediately available to you in the app. You can download the Levi Resort app for free from the App Store and Play Store.
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Beneath the covers on Levi's slopes awaits an impressive 200,000 cubic meters of snow for the opening of the skiing and cross-country skiing season in October, as well as the Levi World Cup alpine skiing event. The most exciting highlight is the Levi Glacier slope area, which was built in the summer of 2022 and is unique in the world.