See Add-ons for more info. But then of course you will also miss the official starting point of the Kungsleden, which is located right next to the Naturum nature centre. You can choose to pay with credit card or bank transfer. getting water and preparing warm food is also more complicated and time consuming. Kungsleden passes through varied landscape in the Lapland mountain world. There are bridges across non-fordable streams and during the summer season lakes and rivers c… A journey along Kungsleden takes you through verdant mountain heaths surrounded by tarns and dramatic peaks, and the trail also passes through several mountain villages. Kungsleden runs for about 440 kilometres (270 mi) between Abisko in the north and Hemavanin the south. While I am starting a little on the late side, the goal is to hike from Abisko to Hemevan, a total distance of 440 kilometers. The Kungsleden (King’s Trail) is a 450km hiking trail in the Swedish Lapland that hikers usually cross in no less than 15 days. And still today it feels like coming home when entering the front door. Pickup: Jokkmokk, Swedish Lapland Possible accommodations: one hut run by Länsstyrelsen Norrbotten (Pieljekaisestugan), private accommodations in Adolfström and Jäkkvik. Prel date: Mar 6-12 2022 Location: Kungsleden Aktse-Saltoluokta As the summer arrives in the mountains, the grasses and trees glow bright with fresh growth under the long sunny days. We want you to have the best experience possible on this ski tour along Kungsleden in winter. There is no running water in the cabin but you will have access to both warm and cold water. . A journey along Kungsleden takes you through verdant mountain heaths surrounded by tarns and dramatic peaks, and the trail also passes through several mountain villages. In the winter Kungsleden is a ski trail with approximately the same route. This is the border between the older bedrock grinded for over billions of years and the newer mountain range created only 400 million years ago. In Aktse, where we stay for two night you will have access to a wood-heated sauna to enjoy your own mountain SPA. Loved every minute, even when the weather turned and we were given a taste of the savage Arctic winter. Recommended time for hiking Kungsleden is mid-June – September ( February-April for skiing) The feel and landscapes of Kungsleden They are all certified guides trained in wilderness first aid or live up to the same standard or higher. Please contact us if you have any questions regarding your physical ability or experience level. The house, built almost 100 years ago, was owned by the state forestry company, being the home of the local forester. Your winter snowshoe expedition starts in Abisko, home to one of Sweden’s oldest National Parks, and is one of the best places on earth to view the Aurora (Northern Lights). In this article we stay in Swedish Lapland and continue the story of this magnificent 7-days adventure in the landscapes of the far north -> Article from days 1 to 3 on the Kungsleden. We decided to hike the trail from north to south – Abisko to Hemavan so we planned.to meet up in Stockholm and take the train together to Abisko, a 14 hour train ride. 24 km (we have not done this), Take the „tillfälligt led“ that leads from the hut to a winter path, Supplies: Ammarnäs Livs, a small supermarket – right in the middle of the village, Accommodation: Ammarnäs fjällgård or Ammarnäs Wärdshus (cheaper), Ammarnäs to somewhere near the lake Lisvuojávrrie (tent). Hiking along the Kungsleden, the Swedish Royal Trail as it is called in English, has become increasingly popular. There is a rest & emergency shelter about 10 km after Sitojaure (Autsutjvagge). There are holiday huts that can be rented as well as a restaurant in Vuonatvijken. )Total length: 481 kmNumber of days: 32 (including 4 rest days)Nights slept in STF huts or mountain stations: 18Nights slept in our tent: 7Nights slept in other accommodations: 6, 32 days is not particularly fast, proficient skiers can certainly do this much faster. The kungsleden is a nice easy walk from Abisko to Hemavan. The trail is well-marked and many sections are well equipped and maintained by the Countyboard of Norrbotten (Länsstyrelsen i Norrbotten), with plank walkways covering swampy or rocky ground. We travel with light daypacks through snow-covered virgin forest and across wide-open alpine landscape. However, doing the same stretch on skis in wintertime is still much more of a solitary experience. On this tour we will be accompanied by a support team that transport the luggage, food and equipment from hut to hut. It starts in Abisko above the Arctic Circle and runs south to the mountain village of Hemavan. In the mountains there are no light pollution and on a clear evening we have great chances to enjoy the northern light dancing across the sky. I have walked the trail from South to North in 17 days, including 1 rest day. Here is my gear list for my September 2015 hike on Sweden’s Kungsleden trail. The Abisko mountain station has its own train station with connections to Narvik, Kiruna and Stockholm. Many of our guests travel on their own and don’t know anyone else in the group when arriving Jokkmokk. During this ski tour along Kungsleden in winter we see all kinds of weather. sleeping in a tent, which is necessary in some parts, is much more challenging in winter than in summer. Simply enter Stockholm Central to Jokkmokk busstation and it will give you the options. Our top information about the Kungsleden: detailed stage descriptions, maps, GPS track. On our last full day in the mountain we ski above the tree line across the mountain following the U-shaped valley Ávtsusjvágge. the cold and winds can be pretty demanding. We camped right next to the shelter and enjoyed being able to eat and relax indoors. The house, built almost 100 years ago, was owned by the state forestry company, being the home of the local forester. However, for this trek we had some expenses for “winter” equipment such as 2 warm down jackets (200€), 2 floor mattresses (156€) and leggings (80€). will have to carry a heavier load than during summer. Trek through Swedish Lapland and climb its highest peak on one of Europe's most wild and remote hikes, the 'King's Trail' or 'Kungsleden', on this superb walking holiday. We start our ski tour in Aktse and continue north finishing in Saltoluokta mountain lodge, well known for its three-course dinner in the restaurant. Most people walk only the first 100 km in the North. … who want to experience the arctic winter in the mountains without carrying a heavy backpack. The northern part of the trail is not an easy one due to its very rocky nature, in some places pure boulder hopping. Solo travelers are of course welcome to book the tour, but we will need a minimum of four guests in total to run the tour. Accommodation: Kvikkjokk mountain station with a great restaurant (and a tiny shop), Sitojaure to Saltoluokta (STF mountain station). Distance on skis: 20 km, elevation gain/loss: +100/-400, estimated time out skiing: 7-8h. Swedish Lapland and UNESCO World Heritage site Laponia have a network of fantastic, wild national parks including Sarek and Abisko. It consists of two parts and together it is a 440 km trail. Abisko is a great place to spend some time. This is not only the best option for the planet, it is also a cool experience. Finally, a wish to future Kungsleden skiers: if you are out in the Swedish mountains for some time, you will encounter – rather sooner than later – trash left behind by other skiers or snowmobile drivers. Send us an email to info@laponiaadventures.com Abisko – Nikkaluokta 2. On skis, of course. We rejoined the Kungsleden after the lake Dávtájávrrie and camped shortly after that. The red cross markings reveal that the trail is also made for winter use. You’ll share a room, or cabin, with other participants from the group and access to electricity and cellphone coverage will be very limited. However, it is a great luxury to have time on such a trip and enjoy the scenery, the huts, the breaks. Soak in the atmosphere and – if you can afford it – treat yourself to a fabulous dinner! If any rules, laws or recommendations prevent you from traveling to our destination, you can cancel your tour or activity up to two weeks before it starts and receive a full refund. To ski Kungsleden in winter you’ll don’t need any earlier mountain experience but you should be comfortable with cross-country skiing. It is a great opportunity to find new outdoor friends. We will answer you as soon as we can. you need to know how to ski (unless you want to use snowshoes instead). It starts in Abisko above the Arctic Circle and runs south to the mountain village of Hemavan. Alternatively, you can ski directly to Ammarnäs via the Tjulträsket-lake – approx. Ruairi Oneill, a 24-year-old commercial filmmaker from Ireland, was seven days into a long winter trek in northern Sweden when he fell through the ice while crossing a frozen river. Tips for long-distance hiking with backpack and tent. We have used Outdoorkartan maps 1:75,000, sheets 1 to 6. This hut however burnt down and was replaced by a shelter that is meant for shorter breaks and as emergency accommodation. Raststuga about half way (shelter for short breaks and emergency situations). The Kungsleden (literally “King’s Trail”) is the most famous and popular hiking route in Sweden. Distance on skis: 16 km, elevation gain/loss: +50 m, estimated time out skiing: 5-6h. We can also pick you up at any hotel in the center of Luleå if you prefer. Here you’ll find our complete Terms and conditions, NOTE: SPECIAL CANCELLATION POLICY DURING THE CORONA PANDEMIC, The Corona pandemic has forced us all to rethink and adapt. We finish the week at the restaurant in Saltoluokta mountain lodge, well-known for its generous three-course dinner. It’s sometimes crowded, full of excited outdoor enthusiasts. There was plenty of it on Kebnekaise and at Tarfala in September 2016, but keeping to the main Kungsleden trail you shouldn’t have to cross any snow during the summer hiking season, except occasionally at Tjaktja, the highest point of the trail. Along the route you find five STF accommodation facilities that are located on the Kungsleden trail, and the STF Kebnekaise mountain station. We can experience sunshine and -10 degrees during the day but also +5 degrees with wet snow and strong winds. In the morning you get off the train in Murjek where you board bus 43 for a last hour of traveling before arriving Jokkmokk. Answer 1 of 2: Hi there! A well-signposted, 500km-long path from Abisko in the north to Hemavan , near Tärnaby , it takes in Sweden’s highest mountain, Kebnekaise , en route. To close this gap a tiny bit, we have gathered some information that we learnt during our trip in 2018. Outhouses will be found not far away from the huts and during the days nature offers cool toilet spots, often with scenic mountain views. Food is a large part of experiencing Kungsleden in winter and we want to eat good and feel well. Skiing the Kungsleden in wintertime is much more of a challenge than hiking it in summer. Ski along the eastern border to Sarek National Park following the famous Kungsleden trail in winter. That was originally our plan but we discovered that we absolutely loved the STF huts in wintertime: the saunas, the people, the atmosphere, the warmth. In the evening we have dinner together and you have a change to get to know your guide and the other participants in the group. Since more than 40 years back Kungsleden the King’s Trail covers 425 kilometers, from Abisko in the north to Hemavan in the south. We also recommend you to have a valid travel insurance and check passport and VISA rules for traveling to Sweden. Infrastructures on the Kungsleden trail The King's Trail is situated 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle deep in Swedish Lapland. Therefore, we travel in small groups of maximum 12 guests in total. Snow on the way to Kebnekaise. Kungsleden passes through four national parks: Abisko, Stora Sjöfallet, Sarek and Pieljekaise. In September 2015, four friends set out to walk the entire length of Kungsleden, the gruelling 440km-long trail that snakes through some of northern Sweden’s most spectacular scenery. Price: SEK 16450 Our support team will make sure your luggage gets from one hut to another and that the hut is warm when you arrive. The first night we stay in a guesthouse in the center of Jokkmokk where you’ll share a room with other participants from the team. The landscape of this part is stunning. Find all our equipment later in this article. About the Kungsleden trail. The main room of the hut with kitchen, stove and tables is open but you need to rent a key to be able to use the separate bedroom that has 4 bunks. There was plenty of it on Kebnekaise and at Tarfala in September 2016, but keeping to the main Kungsleden trail you shouldn’t have to cross any snow during the summer hiking season, except occasionally at Tjaktja, the highest point of the trail. The Kungsleden is one of the most famous hiking trails in Sweden. Adolfström to Pieljekaisestugan (Länsstyrelsen Norrbotten). We’ll also hand give you information about skiing Kungsleden in winter. Travel here by night train leaving from Stockholm in the evening and arriving Jokkmokk the next morning. You can skip the first km or so and the first ascent by taking one of the ski lifts. Infrastructures on the Kungsleden trail info@laponiaadventures.com, Laponia Adventures © 2020, All Right Reserved. As long as there are restrictions of a maximum of 8 people on gatherings and events we will will only allow 8 people in total on the activities and tours, including the guides. We will manually review your booking to make sure that the tour will suite you and that we still have availability. The downhill on the other side gives us some easy kilometers before skiing the last stretch to the hut across lake Sitojaure. The great thing is the midnight sun, it … After breakfast we pack the minibus and head west to Seitevare from here we’ll continue in sledges behind snowmobiles. An excellent destination for hiking in the summer, the King's Trail also offers marvellous opportunities for ski touring in wintertime. Shortly after Vuonatjviken to Räjssi, very close to the polar circle (tent). Tsielekjåkkåstugan looks like other raststugor along the trail but in contrast to other shelters you are allowed to stay overnight there (a small fee must be payed to the STF). Night temperatures often drop down to -30. Even if we have planned with an extra day during our week in the mountains, conditions can delay our return to Jokkmokk. On older maps or in older guides, this shelter might be referred to as a „real“ hut. The 425 km long King’s trail is the longest trail in Sweden and can be travelled both during winter and summer. So did I decide to make this general post (FAQ) about the Kungsleden trail, this post will answer the most common question I have got about the hike. SE-962 24 Jokkmokk, Sweden The trail is not as well marked (the red crosses are set up quite irregularly) in this section but the scooter trail was very obvious. The spectacularity and the wilderness of the aspects make it for a very popular hiking destination in summer and for cross country in winter. Date: Mar 7-13 2021 Our packing list helps you to decide what to bring to stay warm and happy on the tour. But before we have dinner, we take a well-needed shower and enjoy a hot sauna. We discover Sarek National Park during the day and in the afternoon you will have time for a mountain SPA with wood-heated sauna. Your winter snowshoe expedition starts in Abisko, home to one of Sweden’s oldest National Parks, and is one of the best places on earth to view the Aurora (Northern Lights). We decided not to follow the summer trail but chose an alternative route, closer to the route of the old Kungsleden that you might find on older maps for two reasons: 1) part of the trail in only a summertrail 2) the trail takes quite a detour and climbs up 500 m beore it goes down to the Vindelälven-valley and then goes up on the other side. We completed the trail in March and April 2018, skiing south to north from Hemavan to Abisko. Then you will get some time to relax and prepare your luggage. Nikkaluokta – Vakkotavare 3. There are dramatic changes along the way between alpine terrain and low-lying mountain birch forest. Box 147 you should know how to survive in the cold in case of an emergency situation. However, doing the same stretch on skis in wintertime is still much more of a solitary experience. In the evening we will arrive to the hut and have dinner together hoping for a glimpse of the northern light. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/sweden/norrbotten/kungsleden-the-kings-trail You will average 14kms per day trekking through the spectacular and everchanging landscapes. Read more >>. About 450 kilometers, started on June 30, 2018. In the evening we’ll cook tasty dinners together using local specialities such as moose and reindeer. The Abisko-Kebnekaise trail is probably the most famous section of the King's Trail, running from Abisko Mountain Station on the shores of Lake Torneträsk south to the base of Mt. We travel with light daypacks through snow-covered virgin forest and across wide-open alpine landscape. Especially wind shelters are often abused as trash dumps. In the evening we cook tasty dinners and enjoy the luxury of wood heated saunas. Book your ticket home from Jokkmokk bus station or add transfer to Luleå on your reservation. You leave the Kungsleden trail at the STF Singi mountain cabins. Possible accommodations: many hostels and hotels in Hemavan, 5 STF huts along the way, several possibilities in Ammarnäs (we stayed in Ammarnäs Wärdshus). Sign up on interests list for 2022 We will meet you around 14.00 for an arctic taste show in Jokkmokk. As far as we know, there is no guidebook available for the Kungsleden in winter. Supplies: Handlar’n Jäkkvik, small store with a quite good selection of „outdoor food“ and some useful outdoor gear (e.g. hiking trail in the mountain domain of Swedish Lapland were raised. The direct route through the woods is 4km shorter. The Kungsleden Trail, or the King’s Trail, is Sweden’s most popular multi-day hike. If a shelter is clean and trash-free, it’s more likely that others feel obliged to keep it that way. There exists a multitude of guidebooks as well as online information for this hike. The trail changes dramatically along the way, from alpine terrain to lower-lying land with mountain birch forests. And still today it feels like coming home when entering the front door. This section of the Kungsleden is most popular and is frequented by hikers in both winter and summer. We followed the Vindelälven on a scooter trail up to Höbäcken and then started to climb Björkfjället towards a „renslakteri“ (a temporary reindeer slaughterhouse). The marked trail mainly crosses barren mountain landscape, but the first and last stages pass through mountain birch forests. Anyone who googles Kungsleden will receive more than half a million hits. All distances are estimates based on maps and signposts. You can purchase both the train and the bus ticket online at sj.se. Along this section you will journey through the birch forests of Abisko National Park, as well as up the Tjäktja Pass - which is the highest point on the Kungsleden. We will meet you at Jokkmokk Guesthouse at 12.00 on day 1. For safety reason, you’ll have to carry about 5 kg including some safety gear. We chose to ski via the lake and along a scooter trail in order to avoid deep snow, this makes the route a bit longer. Now, looking back, it would have been more convenient (and cheaper) to send two parcels – maybe one to Jäkkvik, one to Saltoluokta. Gib Deine E-Mail-Adresse an, um diesen Blog zu abonnieren und Benachrichtigungen über neue Beiträge via E-Mail zu erhalten. You can divide it roughly into five sections: 1. All our guides live in the area and have good knowledge of the culture and history in Laponia. In the winter of course snow mobile is an option. This detour is excluded in this description. There exists a multitude of guidebooks as well as online information for this hike. Trek through Swedish Lapland and climb its highest peak on one of Europe's most wild and remote hikes, the 'King's Trail' or 'Kungsleden', on this superb walking holiday. Although this virtual walk covers the summer hiking route, the trail is also open in the winter for skiers and snowmobilers with slight variations in the route. However you choose to travel here, flexible tickets are recommended. We travel with light daypacks through snow-covered virgin forest and across wide-open alpine landscape. “The King’s Trail (Kungsleden) is the hiker’s stuff of dreams. You can book flights from Luleå from 15.00 on day 6. Please let us know when making your reservation if you prefer vegetarian or vegan food or if you have any allergies. You will be charged a 20% deposit at time of booking and the rest 30 days before your tour starts. In many parts the winter trail is both a ski trail and a snow scooter trail simultaneously. When skiing you will be carrying a daypack with some warm clothes and safety equipment. We will be back in Jokkmokk around 11 on day 6. We had one resupply parcel prepared in advance and sent it to Kyrkans fjällgård in Jäkkvik (after contacting them, of course). gas cartridges), Jäkkvik to shortly after Vuonatjviken (tent). Second, the trail between Vakkotavare and Teusajaure is a summer trail only and we weren‘t sure how easy it would be to find the trail. We’re talking wild mountain landscapes, bubbling brooks, foaming rivers and high mountain plateaus. It is time to say good-bye and start your travel home. The trail is an experience for both hikers and skiers – yes, it is possible to travel the path in winter as well, even if it is much more common that guests stay at one of the mountain stations and make day trips from there. A last downhill takes us down to Saltoluokta mountain lodge where we enjoy a hot sauna and a three-course-dinner in the restaurant. Accommodation: STF mountain station with a great restaurant and sauna with fantastic view, Stora Sjöfallet Fjällanläggning (hotel, vandrarhem and campsite), We could follow a scooter trail across the ice of the Langas lake (this is however not always possible), Vietas to somewhere between Gagirjaure-lake and Teusajaure-lake (tent), No marked trails on Gagirjaure but a scooter trail to follow, Somewhere between Gagirjaure-lake and Teusajaure-lake to Teusajaure-stugan (STF hut), No marked trails on Teusajaure but a scooter trail to follow, Teusajaure to Singi (STF hut) via Kaitumjaure (STF hut), Sälka to Alesjaure (STF hut) via Tjäktastugan (STF hut). 2015 Gear List – Kungsleden trail, Sweden. On this tour you will get the chance to try local specialtiessuch as reindeer, moose and fish from the mountains. You can divide it roughly into five sections: 1. Hiking Kungsleden Trail, Sweden (Part 1) Updated: Jun 16, 2019. Scooters are not allowed in Pieljekaise national park, so don‘t expect any scooter trails there. The Kungsleden – the King’s Trail – is a 440m trail in Swedish lapland from Abisko to Hemavan. Tips for long-distance hiking with backpack and tent. Arrive Jokkmokk during the morning and have a walk around town. Don’t be too ambitious! Then, as now, the Swedish Tourist Association (STF) was the driving force. When we ski Kungsleden in winter we’ll stay three nights in cozy cabins surrounded by high peaks and great lakes. Ski along the eastern border to Sarek National Park following the famous Kungsleden trail in winter. Snow on the way to Kebnekaise. March 31, 2020 . Book by filling in this booking form online. The King's Trail (known as "Kungsleden" in Swedish) is a long-distance path in the far north of Swedish Lapland, deep inside the Arctic Circle. After finishing the organic breakfast in the restaurant at Saltoluokta mountain lodge it is time to leave the mountains and head back to Jokkmokk. Group size: Maximum 12 guests. Included meals marked each day with B=breakfast, L=lunch and D=dinner. In the following we describe our route along the Kungsleden. This is also the place where we stay for the night in warm rooms with nice beds. It takes about a month to hike the whole Kungsleden Trail, but most just walk the first week. We decided not to take the bus from Saltoluokta to Vakkotavare as you would normally do when hiking the Kungsleden in summer. We decided to hike the trail from north to south – Abisko to Hemavan so we planned.to meet up in Stockholm and take the train together to Abisko, a 14 hour train ride. Just walk the first ascent by taking one of the northern part of the kungsleden trail winter Circle and south... 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