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Sisu Outdoor

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Let us introduce ourselves. We are Timo and Maikku "brought by a train" to Yllas. That is how the local population call for the not locals. Anyhow we are locals now, Timo with 15 years and Maikku with 20 years of experience in Yllas. Both of us have...more
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Sivulantie 1, Akaslompolo 95970, Finland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful shop, well maintained skis and fatbikes, excellent service and hints to local area. Best place in area to rent xc skis definetly! We also got good add-on to our gear before we headed to trails. Thank you!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Guide_Hanna_Maija, Guide at Sisu Outdoor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for recommending us. We always want to give the best service possible and let people feel welcomed any time to our small shop.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We rented cross-country skis for our first week in Lapland. It was no issue swapping from classic to skating after two days. Timo gave us great hints on how to organize our tours, we went with Hanna Maya on a mystical night shoe ski excursion,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Guide_Hanna_Maija, Guide at Sisu Outdoor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. This warms our hearts to hear such a great feedback. Welcome again to Äkäslompolo and to enjoy new adventures with us.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my wife wanted to try cross country skiing and this was recommended to us by Y1 ski centre and so glad we did it and spent a day away from the downhill. 55 euro each for 90min lesson that gives you all the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Guide_Hanna_Maija, Guide at Sisu Outdoor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Nice to hear that you liked our services. We always want to give personalized teaching for everyone in cross country skiing. Thank you and welcome again!

Reviewed 19 January 2019

We booked a cross country skiing lesson with Timo as beginners. We had a wonderful time, Timo was such a nice and patient teacher, you could see how he loves and enjoys his work. We learnt a lot und could do our tours (also in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Guide_Hanna_Maija, Guide at Sisu Outdoor, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words. We love skiing at work and on our free time too. And here we have one of the best ski tracks in all Finland and Scandinavia. Hope to see you again here soon!

Reviewed 29 December 2018

We booked a x country ski lesson with Timo who was great - there were 4 of us, average age 53. After a 90 minute lession, we felt confident to go solo the next day. 2 of us managed 8km! Won't say how many times...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Guide_Hanna_Maija, Guide at Sisu Outdoor, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019

Thank you so much for your review. It’s always our pleasure to give guidance in cross country skiing. We are very happy to hear that you got a spark for cross country skiing. We hope to see you again next time!

Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

We booked a 90min cross country skiing lesson with Timo. We had spent a few days out on the cross country trails but needed a bit of guidance, renting skis comping others and YouTube only got us so far. Very quickly we when to from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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91maariti, Guide at Sisu Outdoor, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

Thank you for your nice review. It’s always a pleasure for us to introduce our customers to cross country skiing. Hope to see you again here and on the tracks! Hanna / Sisu Outdoor.

Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

So we trekked out into the woods to find our Christmas tree on the 23rd December. The skies were clear and it was about -22°C! We had a fantastic guide called Timo who spoke good English and ensured we were warm. Half way through we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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hannamaijaka, Guide at Sisu Outdoor, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2018

Very Nice to hear that you enjoyed your time and stayed comfortable! We hope to see you again next time. Happy holidays wishing all Sisu Outdoor staff.

Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

You can find most you need from this small rental shop. Sisu is located nicely in the heart of Äkäslompolo.

Date of experience: December 2018
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91maariti, Omistaja at Sisu Outdoor, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

Thank you! We hope to see you again. Happy New Year!

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

My wife, son and I had a 90 minute cross country skiing lesson with Timo on and around the lake. Timo is a fantastic instructor, very patient and knowledgeable and a thoroughly nice guy too! My 9 year old son progressed from never having been...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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91maariti, Omistaja at Sisu Outdoor, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

Thank You! Nice to hear you enjoyed your lesson. You are welcome again to Äkäslompolo and Sisu Outdoor

Reviewed 17 December 2018

Timo and Maikku were both extremely helpful, as we had not done any cross country skiing before. Timo took 4 of us for a 90 minute lesson with utmost patience and encouragement. I would not hesitate to recommend Sisu Outdoor. First class service. Thank you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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91maariti, Omistaja at Sisu Outdoor, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

Thank you for your sweet words. Happy New Year and Welcome again.

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