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Abisko / Nuolja

Abisko / Nuolja Ski Resort Guide

Abisko / Nuolja, Sweden

Rated: 1/5 (from 5 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Total Piste Length2km1 miles
Highest Lift908m2,979ft
Lowest Lift408m1,339ft
 Nearest AirportsKiruna and Harstad/Narvik
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Abisko / Nuolja

Nuolja offers only off piste skiing, but claims that it is the best available in Sweden. The resort has an annual snowfall of 30cm and is also Sweden's sunniest point. The snowbase builds up by snowdrift and accumulation. Unfortunately, this means that the area is prone to avalanches. The resort also offers great views over Tornetrask and Lapporten.


The Swedish ski resort of Abisko / Nuolja is at an altitude of 408m1,339ft, with 2km1 miles of marked runs.

Abisko / Nuolja has direct access to 2km1 miles of downhill skiing, with 2 marked pistes, served by a single ski lift.

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


There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Abisko / Nuolja?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Abisko / Nuolja.

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Ski Area Stats

Abisko / Nuolja Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 2km1 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
2km1 miles
Total Length
2km1 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
30km19 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Abisko / Nuolja Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift908m2,979ft
Lowest Piste408m1,339ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Abisko / Nuolja

Abisko / Nuolja Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Abisko / Nuolja is 2km1 miles long.


Great off-piste for snowboarders.

Location and Map

Where is Abisko / Nuolja?

This ski resort is in Kiruna, Norrbotten, Sweden.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Abisko / Nuolja is Kiruna, 81 minutes drive away.

Harstad/Narvik airport is also within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The one ski lift is able to uplift 1,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Abisko / Nuolja open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Abisko / Nuolja, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Abisko / Nuolja Tourist Office for the latest.

Abisko / Nuolja