Very different from the Alps, skiing in Åre feels more like skiing in Colorado than anywhere else, with its round-topped mountains. Spending your ski holiday in Åre will get you close to the local Swedes and their cosy atmosphere, which can be described as nothing but warm and inviting. Breakfasts in bakery cum cafes are found all over Åre, so an early coffee and cakes can help you be ready for the day. The sizzling nightlife and the superb restaurants are massively well adorned and deliciously superb. The liberal and open culture of the Swedes are no secrets so expect to be dazzled and hypnotized by their way of life.
Ski Information for Åre
With 42 service lifts facilitating visitors and skiers on 114 runs, it caters to every ability and needs. Based on their experience level, skiers can opt from the 4 ski areas; Duved and Are Bjornen for beginners but intermediate areas are available on all ski areas. This sleepless village is a playground open for one and all. For ski lovers to sports enthusiasts, the snow rises, and drops, offering an exciting challenge for all snow-buffs. The whole resort is run by Skistar, a famous Swedish
leisure, and tourism company. With operations in Sälen, Vemdalen, Åre, Trysil
, Hemsedal and St Johann- six brilliant skiing destinations, Skistar is experienced in delivering quality, excitement, and thrills for anyone.
Duved and TegefJall
These areas are meant for ice aficionados of intermediate to beginner levels, which offer runs for both. These areas are also much calmer and relaxed as compared to the other ski areas and expansive as well. Duved is serviced with a passing shop that is highly convenient if you want to go around quick. Tegefjall provides T-bar lifts and the piste is meant, at Duved, for both, but provides gladed runs. It also offers a restaurant and a pass shop.
Central Are, Are Bjornen & Rodkullen
Central Are is the resort’s main center and possesses the most popular slopes for all levels of skiers. Sharper black runs are situated here along with halfpipe and offer a freestyle park. Well lit, VM8 area is a night skiing attraction at the peak of the season. For the munchies, different cafes and bars are spread across the resort. Rodkullen is on the opposite side of Areskutan to Bjornen, with access via VM8 area lifts from the top Are By, or the bus service from Kabinbanan at the base Are By. This is a great area to snowboard or ski and is suitable for kids and adults alike who want to learn. With access to a professional snow park, Rodkullen has a full-size halfpipe. Are Bjornen is connected with Central Are by series of slopes and lifts. With free regular and timely bus service between the two centers, it is an absolute delight for beginners with its extended areas. It’s ideal for families and those who would appreciate privacy and calm. It’s great for practice and improving your style.
The cosy skiing atmosphere
That being said, this influx provides variety and a lot to do. You can see people doing their own thing and groups of friends skiing together on a single slope all day. The first impression would lead you down curious paths but Are is celebrated for its skiing experience. Mount Areskutan is perfect for slaloms and schussing. Due to its perfect carpet of snow, beginners can easily snow-plough. The piste of the ski area is properly assigned by experts who have years of training. With so many business outlets offering their services, trying any of them would be a fantastic experience. Corduroy mornings, off-piste, randonnee, heli-skiing, ski tours, group lessons, snowboarding, and also alpine equipment on a rental basis. So nothing can stop you from having a great day in the snow!
Families can enjoy adventures in the snow with everyone involved and have fun. There are various ski trails perfect for families and large groups who want to enjoy the beauty and direct contact with the natural aura of Are. At Are Ski Resort, the trails offer challenges, wooden structures and characters to snap pics with! Bjornen is a family area and the main center at the bottom of the slopes is ideal for smaller children, while older kids can ride on the Tbar to the top. A great exploration trip can be arranged with the winter wonderland, viewed from the ride to the top on the Tbar.