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Cross-Country Skiing Östersund

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Cross-Country Facts

SeasonNovember - April
Opening DayNov 3, 2018
Closing DayApr 21, 2019
Skating 34.18 miles
Classic 55.3 miles
Lighted trails 32.31 miles

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Interesting facts

  • Offering 55.3 miles cross-country trails, Östersund is among the 3 largest Cross-Country Skiing Areas in Sweden.
  • During the season (from Nov 3 till Apr 21) the average snow depth at Östersund is 28 ". Snow coverage is usually best during March, offering an average base depth of 28 ".
  • Östersund features 61 sunny days on average per season. The average for all cross-Country Skiing Areas in Sweden is 57 sunny days. April is the sunniest month with an average of 14 sunny days. This makes the cross-Country skiing area one of the 3 sunniest in Northern Sweden.

The Cross-Country Area

Östersund is located in the Jämtland region, right by lake Storsjön, and is a world famous Biathlon World Cup venue. The stadium features almost 90 kilometres (56 miles) of tracks - not only for professionals. The circuits range from 2.5 to 14 kilometres (1.5 to 8.7 miles) long and include easy practise trails as well as demanding tracks with steep ascents.

Cross-country skiing is possible from November through April. The stadium is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 to 21:30 as well as from 10:00 to 16:30 on the weekends. Part of the trails is lightened until 22:00.

If you don't have your own cross-country equipment, everything is available for rent at the stadium. Courses for beginners are on offer as well. Furthermore, you get the opportunity to try your hand at biathlon.

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Getting Here

Östersund is located approximately 550 kilometres (342 miles) north east of Stockholm. From there, the E4 leads to Sundsvall over Uppsala and Gävle. From here, continue on E14 over Fränsta and Bräcke to Östersund. Another possibility is taking a train to Östersund.

Contact

Visit Östersund Tourist Center
Rådhusgatan 44
83182
Östersund
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+46(0)63-701 17 00
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