Riksgransen ski resort is located in Kiruna Municipality, Lappland, 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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Given the morphology of the mountain, it doesn’t acquire special skills to snowshoe, but you need to be adequately fit. Once you have climbed some of the mountain, you cannot miss the outstanding view and the beautiful alpine environment.
The elevation can reach up to 8363 ft/2549 m. The trail’s elevation is at 5800 ft/1767.8 m and the length is 9 mi/14.48 km. Overall there are 6000 ac/24.28 km² of terrain, ready to be explored at this area. You should come equipped with all the necessary gear, especially if you have planned a two day trip. Bare in mind that the weather conditions on this mountain are unpredictable and an avalanche can be produced, so be well informed and prepared even for such an event, before packing your bags.
Surely you can find lodging nearby, but if you want a more primitive experience, maybe you should try Hemlock Butte Ski Cabin, not far from the spot. However you need to make reservations first.