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Sälen Ski 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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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!

Sälen Summary

The Swedish village of Sälen is at an altitude of 350m1,148ft, with 145km90 miles of marked runs.

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..

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.

Sälen Snow Forecast

When will it snow in Sälen?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Sälen.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Sälen

Ski Area Stats

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

Sälen Altitudes

Sälen Ski Area Height

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

Sälen Rated

Ratings for Sälen
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Sälen Overview

 Notable Ski Runs

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

Location and Map

Where is Sälen?

Sälen is in Älvdalen, Dalarna, Sweden.

Map of Sälen

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How to 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.


Ski Lift Capacity

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

Snow Making

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

Sälen Season Dates

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.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Sälen, but they may include any or all of the following :-

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

Visit the Sälen Tourist Office for the latest.

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