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Extreme Hiking / Hiking in Bjorkliden Fjällby, Kiruna, Sweden
There are more than 10 known routes in the area to follow but there are many more to discover on this huge mountain part of Kiruna. July is the warmest month with temperatures from 13 to 23°C/55.4 to 73.4°F.
A great route to follow is to mountain Nuolja at 5 km/3 mi away, it’s an awesome place to visit, especially at night. Don’t miss to visit Karkevagge, at 12 km/7.5 mi from Bjorkliden. It’s a valley with ice, aged with more than 10.000 years ago. At the end of the valley is the lake Rissajaur, one of the clearest lakes in Sweden. You can also hike through the Wolf Pass to Laktatjakko Mountain Lodge (30 km/18.6 mi away) with a magnificent view of the Swedish Lapland. Other routes to follow: Navvy trail to the cemetery, the Crater lake or to Kiruna among the train rails.
There are many services in the resort like medical support, professional instructors, lodging, restaurant and bars.