Travel Blogs from Are
... Storsjon. We saw fresh snow on the mountains towards Norway! (This is midsummer!)
Then we travelled to Trangsviken, to be welcomed by Rob and Rob's camping friends from Hungary last year, Julia and Eskil Pihl. Camped in their yard, in a small village Trangsviken, not far from the lake. Wonderful dinner on ...
... a few feet from a waterfall, listening to the tumult of the river's descent. The beautiful countryside, together with Stockholm, put Sweden very high on our favourite country list. These few days of driving were very nice but uneventful, so I’ll leave it to the photos to tell the ...
... operation as we go.
Back onto the scooter to check the jib-park – i.e. the jumps. Its been getting a little warm, with some rain last night, so the jumps are too icy and need to be scraped. Patrick calls in the groomer, and up appears the immense bulldozer-like machine that is responsible for preparing the slopes. ( Some say responsible for ensuring no-one ever gets to ski on fresh powder, but that is another discussion ! ). We leave the ...
... has been good, we have done everything we wanted to do, just in time to see the weather really warm up ( 10 deg ! ) and wind and rain come in. The grass in the fields is appearing, and bare rocks on the hills. Apparently the snow conditions are still good up on top at Areskutan, but down on the Duved slope, the snow is quickly turning to mush. We return our hired snow gear, and start our round of goodbyes to our new Swedish friends. Farewell dinner at ...
... a series of transport trails that loop and weave UNDER the big runs down from Are By using tunnels –like a crazy mousetrap game. Wild and great fun on a snowboard.
Rodkullen is also where the parks are – ramps, rails, etc – so there are a LOT of snowboarders here. We work our way around to Ulladalen, the final ski area right around the side of Are – we can see where we were yesterday at Tegefjall 4 km away – uphill, unfortunately ! After ...
Other places to stay in Are
RegnbÃ¥gen 1 (BjÃ¶rnÃ¤nge), Are | 3 star hotelfrom $127
Tottvagen 111, Are | 3 star hotelfrom $153
Are Bjornen, Are | Hotelfrom $259
Are | 4 star hotelfrom $221
Torget , Are | 4 star hotelfrom $170
Box 15, Are | 4 star hotelfrom $146