Demanding hiking and canyon! We make a car trip to Korouoma Canyon where we move on foot or snowshoes depending on the conditions and admire the famous canyon landscape. Barbeque lunch is offered by open fire. Great place for making nature pictures year around.
Korouoma Canyon is located on the border of Northern Ostrobothnia and the Region of Koillismaa in Southern Lapland. The area’s landscape is exceptionally rugged and grand. The aim of this future nature reserve is to protect species of old-growth forests, of herb-rich forests and of cliffs. The flora and fauna varies throughout the area.
Korouoma is a 30 kilometer long and up to 130 meters deep canyon fracture valley and it is a part of a fracture zone in the bedrock, which is hundreds of millions of years old. At the centre of Korouoma the fracture valley forms a gorge with cliff faces tens of metres high and extremely steep. The River Korojoki meanders and twists at the bottom of the canyon.
Korouma’s several streams freeze during the winter forming huge ice formations. Because of these ice formations it is known as the best ice climbing location in Finland. Beautiful ice falls stays long into the midsummer.
Korouoma is an outstanding recreational area for outdoor pursuits. The Korouoma area offers a multitude of possibilities for hiking, nature watching and fishing as well as learning about the culture of the area in context to nature.
The canyon and its high cliffs form a breathtakingly rugged landscape to enjoy throughout the year.
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Meeting point : Arctic TreeHouse Hotel reception
Pickup is offered in following places
- Apukka Resort
- Arctic City Hotel reception
- Arctic Light Hotel reception
- Arctic TreeHouse Hotel reception
- B&B places (by additional price)
- Guesthouse Borealis reception
- Hostel Café Koti reception
- Hotel Aakenus reception
- Hotel Rudolf front door
- Hotel Santa Claus reception
- Hotel Scandic Rovaniemi reception
- Kotareitti reception
- Lapland Hotel Ounasvaara Chalets reception
- Lapland Hotel Sky Ounasvaara reception
- Lomavekarit reception
- Napapiirin Saarituvat reception
- Nova Skyland Hotel reception
- Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna reception
- Ounaskoski Camping reception
- Santa Claus Holiday Village reception
- Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus
- Santa’s Igloos Arctic Circle reception
- SantaSport reception
- Scandic Pohjanhovi reception
- Scandic Polar reception
- Snowman World reception