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Hemavan Ski Resort Guide

Hemavan, Sweden

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,135m3,724ft
Resort Height470m1,542ft
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Hemavan owns Sweden's longest chair lift and its second biggest vertical. The lower half is tree-lined. Even longer runs are accessible with a helicopter and the season normally lasts until mid-May. It shares a lift pass with Tarnaby. Off-slope activities include water-skiing.


The Swedish ski resort of Hemavan is at an altitude of 470m1,542ft.

Hemavan has direct access to 28 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

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


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Hemavan offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Hemavan?

The next notable snow forecast is 1cm1in, expected on 24 September, with around 2cm1in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Hemavan

Ski Area Stats

Hemavan Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Cross Country
Total Length
10km6 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Hemavan Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,135m3,724ft
Lowest Piste470m1,542ft
Resort Altitude (Hemavan)470m1,542ft
Max Vertical665m2,182ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Hemavan
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Hemavan Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Hemavan is 6km4 miles long.

Location and Map

Where is Hemavan?

This ski resort is in Storuman, Västerbotten, Sweden.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 11,900 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Hemavan 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 Hemavan, 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 Hemavan Tourist Office for the latest.

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