Tag: sweden

  • Hirscher and Vonn Overall World Cup Champions

    With her closest rival – Tina Maze of Slovenia - almost 600 points behind her, Lindsey Vonn has claimed the prestigious World Cup overall title, proving that she has the determination, skill and ...

  • The Development of Snowkiting

    Over the last few years the sport of snowkiting has increased in popularity and is now a regular sight on many of the slopes across the world, such as in Sweden, Canada, Austria, Norway, Russia, ...

  • Ski Orienteering – Skill, Endurance & Quick Thinking

    As one of the four disciplines regulated by the International Orienteering Federation (the others being foot orienteering, mountain bike orienteering and trail orienteering) ski orienteering is ...

  • Bydalen

    Sweden’s Bydalen ski resort is situated in the magnificent Jamtland and is made up of four areas. The natural habitat of the area adds the excitement of spotting wildlife like reindeer and lynx to a superb ski vacation. The stunningly beautiful region is surrounded by majestic mountain ranges and holds several large, still lakes in […]

  • Salen

    Salen is home to the only ski-through McDonald’s in the world! No wonder it is considered to be a family ski resort! Salen in the Dalarna region is a four to five hours drive from Stockholm. It is Scandinavia’s largest ski domain with four separate ski areas, connected by free shuttle buses. Salen is a […]

  • Storlien

    The Swedish Royal family’s winter chalet is in Storlien village, a charming little ski resort. A welcome change from some of the bigger, more commercial and glitzy ski resorts found across Europe, Storlien offers a genuine traditional ambience and friendly atmosphere. This small Swedish village is located just three km from the border with Norway. […]

  • Sweden

    A ski vacation in Sweden offers an opportunity to get in touch with nature in the best possible way. The resorts are not built in an area cleared for the purpose, but are in the midst of unspoiled wilderness surrounded by lakes and forests. A vacation in Sweden is perfect for those who want to […]

  • Arefjallen

    Over a hundred kilometers of superb quality snow await you at Arefjallen, Northern Europe’s largest ski resort! Located on the edge of a large frozen lake, Arefjallen in Sweden hosts the world’s biggest downhill skiing race every April, the Skutsjutet. This time-honored ski resort also is home to the Freeride and Red Bull Big Air […]

  • Amazing Skiing at Klovsjo

    Situated about 500 kilometers north of the city of Stockholm, Sweden, the small village of Klovsjo has long been a popular winter destination for Sweden’s snow skiing community. Although ...

  • The Great Nordeen Race

    The 6th annual Great Nordeen Race is took place on 12 January 2008 in Bend, Oregon. This increasingly popular snow skiing event is named in honor of Emil Nordeen, a legend in the history of ...

  • Great Competition at the 2008 Vasaloppet China

    The city of Changchun in China will host its sixth Vasaloppet event from 30 December 2007 to 3 January 2008. This increasingly popular snow skiing event is based on Vasaloppet Sweden, the ...

  • Ski Tunnel Adds New Thrill at Ski Vacation Center in Sweden

    A skiing vacation in Sweden now has an exciting new feature at the recreational area of Valberget, located 1.5 km outside of the town of Torsby in northern Varmland. Fortum Ski Tunnel Torsby, ...