Markus Alatalo

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Forest life in Svanstein

Good skiing usually depends on one thing and one thing only: good snow. But good snow has many enemies. Sunshine, temperature and wind can all mess with the fluffiness of snow. It’s best protected by ...

2017-04-06

Into the winter

When the rest of Sweden prepare for spring, Björkliden and Riksgränsen open for the winter season. Håkan Stenlund goes north, to the playground of the fanatics. “Thank you for this weekend”. “Thank yo...

2016-01-14

Wintry Food Safari

The train from Kiruna, via Abisko, Björkliden, Låktatjåkko, to Riksgränsen isn’t just a beautiful journey. If it’s done right it can also be a culinary hit. Small portions are for armchair people. At ...

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Food

2016-01-13

Låktatjåkko, Sweden’s highest Mountain Station

One thousand, two hundred and twenty-eight metres above sea level is where you find Sweden’s highest mountain station: Låktatjåkko. It takes you a couple of hours to walk there from Björkliden and hal...

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Places

2015-10-30

Vast Contrasts in Riksgränsen

The resort Riksgränsen is situated on the border of Sweden and Norway — just as the name in Swedish suggests. This is the last outpost and when the blizzards reign, also where the road ends. Neverthel...

2015-07-07