Sw Ski Sweden

It’s a little known fact to those who ski Sweden that the northerly European country has one of the largest counts of ski areas for anywhere in the world – with some 500 ski hills – albeit 95% of them small, single rope tow hills, next to villages across the country.

However the country is home to several internationally famous Swedish ski resorts, including the World Alpine Skiing Championships resort of Are-Duved (Åre), the most popular of the nearly 1,000 ski resorts and hills of Scandinavia, and Riksgränsen up 200km within the Arctic Circle where the lifts don't open until February but keep running well in to June, for skiing and boarding under the midnight sun from late May, and affordable heli-skiing.

This is where many die-hard skiers and boarders, who can’t accept that winter must end, head for each April.

There’s a very long history of cross country skiing in Sweden just as in the other Scandic nations, with old skis dating back more than 4,000 years old preserved in bogs. Downhill skiing has also been possible here as long as the sport has existed.

Swedish ski resorts also have both the advantages and disadvantages of other Scandinavian skiing nations - short cold days in midwinter (there is a lot of floodlighting of pistes to compensate for this), balanced by long days from April to June as the season stretches on when the snow has long gone from the Alps and the Rockies. Many of the world's top skiers head to Sweden at that time.

On the slopes there’s a predominance of small ski hills with small verticals and mostly short easy runs served by drag lifts rather than chair or gondola lifts except at the big resorts like Are.

Sweden’s ski resorts are also known for being particularly family friendly however, which includes free skiing for children up to age 7 or 8 in some resorts, friendly and relaxed child care and ski school and high safety standards on the slopes.

There's also the reputation for high prices, which is no longer really true compared to the Alps or Rockies, except in the case of alcoholic drink, which is expensive. Many of Sweden's top resorts have long histories and have developed in a similar way to the classic Swiss ski centres. Other well known centres such as Sålen and Funåsdalen offer similar expanses of terrain, although most are actually made up of numerous small areas.

There are also unique experiences such as the Storlien Mountain Resort hotel which has its own lifts as well as a vast array of non-ski alternatives on offer, all delivered from a setting of timeless ambiance.

Riksgransen, Are and other famous resorts have been rail-linked for a century or more, and it is a Swedish ski tradition to climb on to trains equipped with restaurants, discotheques, sleeping cars and play rooms in Stockholm in the evening and party north overnight to the ski centres.
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Sweden: latest snow conditions round-up

Summary of forecast snowfall and ski conditions for resorts in Sweden. Fresh snow is forecast at 11 resorts. Powder is reported at 0 resorts and 0 are reporting good piste conditions.

Recent Eyeball Snow Reports for Sweden

All resorts

Ski resorts of Sweden, alphabetically

Bottom Mid Top
Resort Webcam Top
snow depth
top and bottom
Good piste
on-piste
Powder
off-piste
Fresh snow depth
Last Snow
Fresh snow depth
Next 9 Days
0–3 | 3–6 | 6–9
snow (cm)
Weather Next 5 days weather forecast.
Freezing level (m)
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri

(384m — 1274m)

snow report yesterday

195
20
Packed powder or groomed snow 17 cm
yesterday
7
11
6
light snow
snow showers
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 829 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(429m — 958m)

snow report 2 days ago

9 cm
2 days ago
1
1
1
light snow
cloudy
partly cloudy
cloudy
partly cloudy
Mid station 694 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(565m — 950m)

snow report 3 days ago

1 cm
3 days ago
16
10
4
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 758 m
600m 250m 100m 0m 0m

(217m — 400m)

snow report 12 days ago

1 cm
12 days ago
1
4
light rain
light rain
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 308 m
800m 600m 400m 100m 150m

(152m — 567m)

snow report 22 days ago

1 cm
22 days ago
7
3
2
light rain
light snow
light snow
cloudy
light rain
Mid station 360 m
800m 600m 450m 200m 250m

(590m — 1010m)

snow report yesterday

1 cm
yesterday
30
11
9
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 800 m
350m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(599m — 1199m)

snow report 3 days ago

2 cm
3 days ago
10
7
3
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 899 m
550m 150m 50m 0m 0m

(375m — 832m)

snow report 2 days ago

98
90
Packed powder or groomed snow 5 cm
4 days ago
15
15
14
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 604 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(910m — 1219m)

snow report 8 days ago

2 cm
8 days ago
19
15
5
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 1064 m
250m 400m 300m 0m 0m

(648m — 1312m)

snow report 2 days ago

Hemavan and Tärnaby webcam
125
90
Packed powder or groomed snow 28 cm
yesterday
10
9
9
light snow
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 980 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(446m — 592m)

snow report 13 days ago

2 cm
13 days ago
6
1
2
light snow
light snow
light snow
cloudy
light snow
Mid station 519 m
750m 650m 450m 300m 300m

(710m — 892m)

snow report 2 days ago

90
75
Packed powder or groomed snow 5 cm
12 days ago
13
6
4
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 801 m
750m 450m 450m 0m 50m

(170m — 370m)

snow report 22 days ago

1 cm
22 days ago
6
5
2
light rain
cloudy
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 270 m
300m 450m 300m 50m 0m

(360m — 570m)

snow report today

90
40
Packed powder or groomed snow 1 cm
yesterday
24
23
23
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 465 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(442m — 598m)

snow report 4 days ago

3 cm
4 days ago
15
12
13
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 520 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(700m — 1700m)

snow report yesterday

27 cm
yesterday
28
26
17
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 1200 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(420m — 665m)

snow report 9 days ago

1 cm
9 days ago
11
5
5
light snow
light snow
light snow
partly cloudy
light snow
Mid station 542 m
750m 550m 500m 100m 200m

(525m — 940m)

snow report 2 days ago

65
45
Packed powder or groomed snow 1 cm
3 days ago
18
11
4
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 732 m
600m 250m 150m 0m 0m

(104m — 305m)

snow report 22 days ago

1 cm
22 days ago
1
1
light rain
light rain
light snow
cloudy
cloudy
Mid station 204 m
800m 600m 350m 100m 50m

(633m — 1125m)

snow report 12 days ago

5 cm
12 days ago
17
7
6
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 879 m
700m 400m 400m 0m 0m

(235m — 330m)

snow report 18 days ago

1 cm
18 days ago
1
2
light rain
light rain
light snow
light rain
light rain
Mid station 282 m
900m 700m 550m 450m 750m

(500m — 910m)

snow report 2 days ago

opens in 33 days 19 cm
2 days ago
2
2
cloudy
cloudy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
clear
Mid station 705 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(150m — 400m)

snow report 22 days ago

Romme Alpin webcam
1 cm
22 days ago
1
3
light rain
light rain
light snow
light snow
light rain
Mid station 275 m
800m 700m 500m 200m 200m

(290m — 470m)

snow report 30 days ago

1 cm
30 days ago
3
3
1
light rain
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 380 m
800m 700m 500m 300m 250m

(350m — 890m)

snow report 2 days ago

68
55
Packed powder or groomed snow 1 cm
9 days ago
11
5
5
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 620 m
750m 550m 500m 50m 200m

(640m — 831m)

snow report yesterday

25 cm
yesterday
3
2
light snow
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
partly cloudy
light snow
Mid station 736 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(483m — 853m)

snow report 12 days ago

Stöten webcam
6 cm
12 days ago
12
5
6
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 668 m
750m 550m 500m 50m 150m

(19m — 179m)

snow report 2 days ago

8 cm
2 days ago
5
3
3
light snow
cloudy
light snow
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 99 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(100m — 365m)

snow report 22 days ago

1 cm
22 days ago
1
2
light rain
light rain
light snow
partly cloudy
light rain
Mid station 232 m
800m 700m 500m 300m 350m

(650m — 890m)

snow report 9 days ago

2 cm
9 days ago
13
5
6
light snow
light snow
light snow
snow showers
light snow
Mid station 770 m
750m 550m 500m 100m 200m

(439m — 789m)

snow report 2 days ago

110
85
Packed powder or groomed snow 25 cm
yesterday
10
10
9
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 614 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(100m — 240m)

light rain
light rain
cloudy
cloudy
partly cloudy
Mid station 170 m
900m 800m 450m 350m 400m

(1359m — 1600m)

snow report yesterday

21 cm
yesterday
18
10
8
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 1480 m
0m 0m 0m 0m 0m

(163m — 300m)

snow report 18 days ago

1 cm
18 days ago
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
light rain
Mid station 232 m
900m 600m 550m 550m 650m

(8m — 152m)

Vallåsen webcam
light rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
light rain
Mid station 80 m
950m 600m 500m 600m 750m

(590m — 930m)

snow report 3 days ago

1 cm
3 days ago
16
9
3
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
light snow
Mid station 760 m
600m 200m 0m 0m 0m