Riksgransen will, as usual, be the final northern hemisphere resort (other than a few summer-only areas) to open for the 2018-19 ski season, on Friday, March 1st.
The northern ski
Last season however there was not enough snow for the centre to stay open that long and it closed in late May after less than three months open.
The current snow
The main reason the resort does not open until the very end of winter is that it’s so far north it is dark for 24 hours in mid-winter.
This year the resort will stage a big opening weekend with Swedish superstar Mike Perry performing and additional apres-ski music from Farbror Fläsk.
A special ‘premiere package’ is available including accommodation and a 2 or
Other events throughout the coming season include the chance to ski under the midnight sun, ski