The cross country ski network of Funäsfjällen is comprised of the following areas. Please click on the individual resort for specific information about that area.
How to Get there – Plane
It is not the easiest place in the world to get to, but there are various options.
Fly from the UK to Oslo, Norway and change to a scheduled flight to Røros. Through tickets can be purchased through outlets like www.skyscanner.co.uk or independently for each leg through various airlines, and then Wilderoe who operate the Røros flight. Norway flight services +47 724 139 00 or Wideroe.no
Fly into Trondheim and then transfer to resort by train or hire car.
The same applied if you fly into Sveg or Östersund Airports.
Bus with Härjedalingen
Flying into Stockholm is the longest transfer time as it is about a 6 hour drive away. But you can get the bus From Stockholm, Uppsala and Gävle. It Runs 6 days a week, during weeks 52–17. Book at Härjedalingen +46 651-100 00 or harjedalingen.se
or call +46 684-155 80 for more information.
Transfer to Resort by Taxi
You can arrange a taxi pickup from these locations:
- Røros airport / train station about 2 hour
- To Trondheim Airport Vaernes app roximately 3.5 hours
- To Sveg about 2.5 hour
- To Östersund Airport approximately 3.5 hours
NORDIC SKI CENTER
The Nordic Ski Centre in Funäsfjällen has Europe’s largest connected ski track system. It is in one of the areas in Sweden that is assured of snow, with some areas preparing tracks from October, particularly in Bruksvallarna.
Over 300 kilometres of tracks are prepared for classic and skate skiing. There are 450 kilometres of extra trails, 10 rest stop cabins and over 30 wind shelters. Real time digital information of tracks are available.
During the main season (21/12 to 15/4) ski buses run throughout the resort. You can see the timetable of ski busses for Funäsfjällen here for the 2017/2018 season and the route is below.
Where to Eat
Restaurant Tusen & Fjällnäs.
Where to Stay
There are various types of accommodation in Funäsfjällen
Fjällnäs, Sweden´s oldest mountain hotel
Ramundberget mountain hotel
Walles högjällshotell, Bruksvallarna
Don’t miss –
Härjedalens Fjällmuseum (mountain museum) in Funäsdalen with its exhibits and displays of the area’s history, together with stories of local mountain farmers, the Sami (the indigenous people of Sweden) and miners who lived and worked in the area.
The peculiar prehistoric beasts at the Musk ox Centre in Tännäs.
Bruksvallarna is a part of the Nordic Ski Centre encompassing the whole trail system in Funäsfjällen and are ambitious in terms of producing skiing opportunities early in the season. They save snow from last year to be able to open the tracks as early as possible – often in late October, early November. Other ski resorts with early snow for XC skiing is Östersund (snow guarantee from Nov 1st), Vålådalen – a mountain station with training facilities in the south Åre mountains and Storhogna in Destination Vemdalen.
Other ski areas in Jämtland Härjedalen with early snowy:
The Nordic Ski Center winds its way through valleys and high mountains – 300 kilometres of groomed trails. The network is laid out so you always have world-class cross-country trails near you. In addition, there are 450 kilometres of marked natural trails. In Funäsfjällen there are excellent conditions for training, exercise and recreation.
You can start anywhere in Funäsfjällen. The entire trail network is well signposted with distance markers, maps and rest stops. You can explore new trails every day, maybe with the help of the ski bus, or take the skis home from the slopes. The options are many and varied – Funäsfjällen open up possibilities for everyone: families with children, those who like exercising and the world elite.
There is a charge to use the tracks in Funäsfjällen and this link also shows you which accommodation gives you a discounted price to purchase the card.
If you want to get out and about, there are 450 kilometres of marked trails to choose from. Many tours are easily accessible if you make use of the snowcats that go up the high mountains or use the lifts to reach the lofty heights.
There are several rest stops in scenic locations on the high mountains for a days trip. In late winter, the reliable snow conditions and fine climate still guarantee a good skiing experience.
Every year, the training and competition season for the world elite starts and ends with the Bruksvtttallsloppet Race in November and the Fjälltopploppet Race in April. This is the time of spring when the snow gets crusty, and with it many skiers get to enjoy their strongest skiing experiences. This is the time you can ski anywhere on the mountain. A better place to do this than on the Funäsfjällen, with their warm days, cold nights and easily accessible high-altitude expanses, is hard to find.
The snow guns in Bruksvallarna guarantee an early start to the season, from 15 October.