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Encyclopedia > Riksgränsen

Riksgränsen, literally Border of the Realm in Swedish, is a ski-resort in Laponia, Sweden, 30 km within the Arctic Circle. The skiing season is from February to June. From mid-May the lifts operate under the midnight sun. A twin-tip shaped downhill ski. ... Laponia, or Lappland, was a historical Province or landskap in the extreme north of Sweden. ... A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer, symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ... The Arctic Circle is one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. ... February is the second month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four with the length of 30 days. ... The midnight sun at Nordkapp, Norway The midnight sun is a phenomenon occurring in latitudes north of the arctic circle and south of the antarctic circle where the sun is continuously visible for at least 24 hours. ...


Slope information

  • Resort Height: 1,640
  • Bottom Lift Height: 1,640
  • Max Vert Feet: 1,345
  • Total Trail Miles: 6
  • Total Lifts: 6
  • Maximum Uplift: 7,400
  • Cross Country Trails: 7 km

External links

  • Riksgränsen (http://www.riksgransen.nu/)

 
 

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