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Åreskutan

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Åreskutan

The cable car on Åreskutan
Skiing at the mountain Åreskutan in May 2000.
Åreskutan in the summer

Åreskutan is a 1,420 metres (4,660 ft)-high mountain at Åre in Jämtland in central Sweden. It is one of the better-known mountains in Sweden. The mountain (and the village of Åre itself) is easily accessible by train. The mountain massif features the largest ski resort area in Sweden.

From February 3 to 18, 2007, Åre was the host for the 2007 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. In 1999, Åre was the host of the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships.

References

  • Caves and Mountains in Sweden Sweden's official website for tourism and travel information, retrieved on January 10, 2006

External links

  • [1] FIS WC Homepage
  • Åreskutan 360 panorama from virtualsweden


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