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Undiscovered delights in Southern Lapland

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Borgafjäll, Kittelfjäll and Klimpfjäll in southern delights Lapland are undiscovered delights for many winter tourists. 

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Kittelfjäll is a real lift – and the children are along too

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In 1997 physical education teacher Per Strömberg took his ninth-graders on an educational trip to Kittelfjäll. Two years and four months later he started Active Ski Travel, that today has taken over 20,000 skiing enthusiasts to Kittelfjäll.

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Downhill and Cross-country in Västerbotten

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The county provides fantastic opportunities for both downhill and cross-country skiing, in the mountains, inland and on the coast.

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Who is best in Kobåset?

Kobåset - en tuff utmaning

Kobåset in Hemavan Tärnaby is known as one of Sweden's most challenging backcountry skiing areas and has been used as the location for a number of ski films. And for a number of years now it has also been the location for the week that all backcountry skiers love.

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Snow – the way you relate to life

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For the Sami snow is more than just frozen water. It is a way to express what their whole existence is built on - the migration of the reindeer. For the skier snow is also more than just snow. It is the way you relate to your whole life.

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