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Riksgränsen

Riksgränsen Ski Resort Guide

Riksgränsen, Sweden

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length199km
Highest Lift910m
Resort Height500m
 Nearest AirportsHarstad/Narvik and Kiruna
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Riksgränsen

The Swedish ski resort of Riksgränsen is at an altitude of 500m, with 199km of marked runs.

Summary

Riksgränsen is one of the larger Ski Resorts in Sweden and has direct access to 199km of downhill skiing, with 19 marked pistes, served by a total of 6 ski lifts.

Snow cover is generally reliable due to the Scandinavian climate..

Skiing

Riksgränsen offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

Snowboarding

Riksgränsen offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Riksgränsen?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 27 October, with around 4cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Riksgränsen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 1 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
10
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 4 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 4 
Downhill
Total Length
199km
Cross Country
Total Length
30km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
6

Altitudes

Riksgränsen Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift910m
Lowest Piste500m
Resort Altitude (Riksgränsen)500m
Max Vertical410m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Riksgränsen
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Riksgränsen?

This ski resort is in Kiruna, Norrbotten, Sweden.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Riksgränsen is Harstad/Narvik, 68 minutes drive away.

Kiruna airport is also within three hours drive.

Harstad/Narvik is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The six ski lifts are able to uplift 7,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Riksgränsen open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late February, and usual closing is Late June (Normally closes late May but re-opens for Mid-Summers' Day).

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Riksgränsen, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Riksgränsen Tourist Office for the latest.

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