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Cross Country Skiing in Björkliden, Kiruna, Sweden

Vertical drop:
538 m / 1765 ft
Highest altitude:
Pajep Kappastjakka 1410 m / 4626 ft
Bjorkliden lies at 250 km/155 mi inside the Arctic Circle. It's one of the world's northernmost ski resort where modern ski has been born.

Performing cross country skiing under the northern light is an out-of common experience under the Nordic sky of the Arctic Circle. Bjorkliden offers a variety of marked trails but also a great opportunity for trips to the nearby area of the snow slops and forests. There are many trails inside the resort from easy to difficult, short or longer ones. You can move among the pistes with 5 lifts.

There are many trails to follow outside the resort too. Try the forest route to Riksgransen resort. A 27 km/16.7 mi groomed route is running from Björkliden via Laktatjakko Mountain Lodge at 1228 m/4028 ft high, Karkevagge and Katterjakk to Riksgransen.

A truly magnificent run with incredible view of the lake and the snowy mountains. Other trails to follow: the trail to Rallarkyrkogarden church and the lake Trollsjön. There are many services in the resort like medical support, kids area, professional instructors, ski lodging, fun park and more.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Boden
411 km (255 miles), 5 hours 50 min
Using Träskvägen merge onto E10. After 280km/173mi you will find the entrance of the ski resort near the train station.
BY CAR FROM Kiruna
105 km (65 miles), 1 hour 33 min
From Stationsvägen merge onto E10.Continue on E10 for 102km/63mi. Turn left and continue until the train station and the entrance of the resort.
BY AIR
Kiruna Airport,
113 km (70 miles) from the ski resort
BY TRAIN

Use SJ train services. Bjorkliden train station is at 1,6km/1mi from the ski resort.

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