Riksgransen ski resort is located in Kiruna Municipality, Lapland, Sweden. The spot is located at 200 km/124 mi in the north of the Arctic Circle and in the vicinity of the Norwegian borders. The spot is considered to be the ultimate destination for snow fans since the spot is Sweden's longest snow covered location.
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Snowboarding in Boreal Mountain, Truckee, California USA
Typically, it is the first spot to have opened with snow activities in Northern California. It is the perfect place for snowboarders. It is the only resort in the country that offers night snowboarding in the night super-pipe.
The resort added a new Magic Carpet in 2007 and a high speed mountain chair lift in 2008. Although it is rather small in comparison with other ski resorts in Tahoe Area, the US Snowboarding Grand Prix has been hosted in this location in 2009. Many features include boxes, c-boxes, wave box, handrails, super half pipe and a 15-step staircase.
Average snowfall is at 400 in/1016 cm and its vertical is at 500 ft/152.4 m. Top elevation is at 7700 ft/2347 m and base elevation at 7200 ft/2195 m. Skiable area covers 380 ac/1.54 km². It offers totally 41 runs. The longest run is 1 mi/1.6 km. The terrain is 30% for beginners, 55% for intermediate and 15% for advanced snowboarders.
There are also lanes for tubing. The lift system provides 8 lifts with 2 quads, 2 moving carpets, 1 double and 3 doubles. Snowmaking is at 75% to 80% terrain coverage.
How to Get to Destination
Amtrak serves the entire USA. For fares, tickets and schedules check the website.
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