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Located in Lapland, to the very north of Sweden, Kiruna is a unique place for backcountry skiing. Don’t miss the chance to discover the stunning powder of this breathtaking location with one of the certified guides at Explore-Share.com: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Backcountry Skiing trips in Kiruna. The mountains are calling!

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FAQs: Backcountry Skiing in Kiruna

What should I know about Backcountry Skiing Kiruna?

Located north of the Arctic circle, Kiruna, in Sweden is a unique place for winter activities. With around 8 months of snowfall, it is an ideal location for backcountry skiing and ski touring, especially in the mountains near Abisko, Björkliden, and Riksgränsen. Additionally, Kiruna boasts ice hotels, and fun complimentary winter activities such as ice-skating, reindeer racing, snowmobiling and more!

Why should I choose Kiruna for my Backcountry Skiing adventure?

Ice hotels and other winter wonders

Kiruna offers ice hotels that are usually rebuilt each year, as well as a wide variety of fun and varied winter activities and an annual snow festival too!

Long ski season

The official snow season spans from September to May, which means the ski season is very long, and the powder very white and very fresh.
Northern lights

Kiruna is a great place to see the northern lights and offers plenty of awe-inspiring landscapes to enjoy them from.

What can I expect from the weather during my Backcountry Skiing trip in Kiruna?

Climate is subarctic with short, cool summers and long, cold winters

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Kiruna region?

Swedish, Finnish, Sámi and Meänkieli

What currency is accepted around Kiruna?

Swedish krona

How can I get to Kiruna?

You can take a plane from Norway or Stockholm, or go by train, bus or car.

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When is the best time to travel to Kiruna for Backcountry Skiing?

The official snow season is from late September to mid May, although it can snow year round.

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