You’ll find more information about King’s Trail, cabins for overnight stay and activities along the trail on STF’s website.
The STF’s brochure, “Kungsleden with STF”, has great information. You can read it here.
Suggested tours along the King’s Trail
The King’s Trail stretches from Abisko in the north to Hemavan in the south. And there is, of course, plenty to explore along the 450-kilometre long trail. Here are some suggested tours along the King’s Trail.
Distance 105 km
Number of STF cabins 5 on the King’s Trail and 7 nearby
Provisioning Abisko, Abiskojaure, Alesjaure, Kebnekaise, Sälka, Vistas, Unna Allakas
Sauna Abisko, Abiskojaure, Alesjaure, Kebnekaise, Sälka, Unna Allakas, Vistas
At the Singi cabins, you can veer o the King’s Trail and head towards Nikkaluokta via Kebnekaise mountain station, or keep going south towards Vakkotavare. To follow the King’s trail south from Vakkotavare you take a bus to the pier at Kebnats and a boat across to STF Saltoluokta mountain station.
Distance 52 km (bus from Vakkotavare to Kebnatsbryggan/Saltoluokta)
Number of STF cabins 4
Provisioning Kaitumjaure, Kebnekaise, Saltoluokta, Vakkotavare
Sauna Kebnekaise, Saltoluokta, Teusajaure, Kaiutumjaure
Distance 73 km
Number of STF cabins 3
Provisioning Saltoluokta, Kvikkjokk, Aktse
Sauna Saltoluokta, Kvikkjokk
Boats are available to borrow where you need to cross lakes, or you can ask for a lift. There’s information on the internet, so do a search for ‘STF boats in the mountains’. Keep in mind that certain parts of the trail have no mobile coverage, so call ahead to book.
Distance 157 km
Number of STF cabins 0
Provisioning Kvikkjokk, Jäkkvik, Adolfström and Ammarnäs
Sauna Kvikkjokk, Ammarnäs
The King’s Trail between Kvikkjokk and Ammarnäs is more demanding than other parts of the trail. This part of the King’s Trail is not equipped with cabins and shelters, so you need to bring a tent and other necessary equipment.
Distance 78 km
Number of STF cabins 5
Provisioning Alla stugor. Aigert, Serve, Tärnasjö, Syter, Viterskalet and Ammarnäs and Hemavan
Sauna Ammarnäs, Aigert, Tärnasjö, Hemavan