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Kiruna Ski Resort Guide

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Kiruna, Sweden

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Kiruna Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Highest Lift1,962ft
Resort Height1,450ft
 Nearest AirportsKiruna and Harstad/Narvik
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Kiruna at a glance

Established as an ore-mining town, Kiruna is actually the world's second biggest city, in terms of area covered. Today a training centre for cross country skiers from all over the world. It was built on a hill because it is not as cold as on the plains below. Skiing operates from 5pm to 9pm weekdays and 11am - 4pm at weekends. The season starts in November.

 When will it snow in Kiruna?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Kiruna.

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Kiruna Facts, Stats and Ratings

Kiruna Rated

Ratings for Kiruna
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Kiruna?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Kiruna
Highest Lift1,962ft
Lowest Trail1,450ft
Resort Altitude (Kiruna)1,450ft
Max Vertical512ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Kiruna Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Kiruna
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
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Intermediate Runs
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Easy Trails
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Kiruna Summary

The Swedish Ski Resort of Kiruna has direct access to 5 marked pistes, served by a total of 3 ski lifts.

Snow cover is generally reliable due to the Scandinavian climate..

On the Mountain

 Skiing in Kiruna

Kiruna offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.

 Snowboarding in Kiruna

Kiruna offers some good boarding.

When is Kiruna open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Kiruna.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Kiruna.

Snow Making

Kiruna is able to make snow, on 2 miles of ski runs, with 2 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The three ski lifts of Kiruna are able to uplift 2,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Kiruna?

Kiruna is in Sweden.

How can I get to Kiruna?

 By Air

The nearest airports to Kiruna are Kiruna and Harstad/Narvik, all within three hours drive. Kiruna is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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