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Sälen Ski Resort

Sälen Resort Guide

Sälen, Sweden

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Sälen Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowboarders and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length145km90 miles
Highest Lift800m2,625ft
Resort Height350m1,148ft
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Sälen at a glance

Sweden's largest resort (in terms of number of lifts and runs in one area under one name) has almost as many tourist beds and uplift as all the others put together. There are seven separate ski areas making up the total, located next to one another on successuive hills or feels above the valley floor, and anything can be arranged by the tourist office!

 When will it snow in Sälen?

The next notable snow forecast for Sälen is 6cm2in, expected on 21 February, with around 16cm6in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Sälen Facts, Stats and Ratings

Sälen Rated

Ratings for Sälen
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

How High is Sälen?

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Sälen
Highest Lift800m2,625ft
Lowest Piste800m2,625ft
Resort Altitude (Sälen)350m1,148ft

Ski Area, Pistes and Lifts

Sälen Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats for Sälen
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
145km90 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
200km124 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
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Sälen Summary

The Sälen Ski Area includes 2 Swedish Ski Resorts with a combined total of 145km90 miles of downhill skiing, with 86 marked pistes, served by a total of 100 ski lifts. The appropriate Lift Pass allows you to ski or snowboard in either of the ski areas of Kläppen and Lindvallen.

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

On the Mountain

The longest possible descent in Sälen is 10km6 miles long.

Skiing in Sälen

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

Snowboarding in Sälen

Sälen is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Kläppen, Lindvallen and Sälen.

When is Sälen open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates for Sälen.

Usual opening is mid December, and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Lift and Piste openings are always subject to Snow Conditions in Sälen.

Snow Making

Sälen is able to make snow, on 75km47 miles of ski runs, with 80 snow cannons.

Ski Lift Capacity

The 100 ski lifts of Sälen are able to uplift 102,000 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Where is Sälen?

Sälen is in Älvdalen, Dalarna, Sweden.

How can I get to Sälen?

How To Get To Sälen by air

The nearest airports to Sälen are Sälen Trysil, Trondheim and Karlstad, all within three hours drive. Sälen Trysil is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


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