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Backcountry Skiing in Abisko

Explore the best of Swedish Lappland on your next backcountry adventure.

Just north of the arctic circle in Swedish Lappland you’ll find Abisko. This town acts as a gateway to some of Sweden’s best backcountry. From multi-day backcountry experiences to heliboarding adventures, you’ll find all kinds of ski experiences here. 

Top backcountry skiing trips | Abisko:


There are many reasons for choosing Backcountry Skiing in Abisko

This area of Sweden is true wilderness. Expect stunning snowscapes which beyond skiing are also good for dog sledding, ice climbing and more. Go at the right time and you may even catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights.


Good to know:

Country code





Swedish Krona

Best time to visit

March through May

How to get there

Fly from Stockholm to Kiruna or Narvik, then take the train or drive to Abisko


In the summer, temperatures range between 13 to 17°C in Sweden. In the winter temperatures sit between - 22 to -3°C, and can even go to as low as -30°C

More info about Backcountry Skiing in Abisko:

This really is an amazing place for heliskiing as it lets you access beautiful remote wilderness. Catch a ride high into the mountains to Nallo Cabin where you’ll be able to base yourself for a few days as you go in search of fantastic powder. Another great option is a Ski tour along the King’s Trail, this will take you from Abisko Mountain Station to the base of Sweden’s tallest mountain, Mt. Kebnekaise and you’ll stay in huts as you go


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