Åreskutan


Åreskutan

Åreskutan (1420 meters / 4656 feet) at Åre in Jämtland in central Sweden is one of the more well-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

* [http://www.visitsweden.com/VSTemplates/Page.aspx?id=9672 Caves and Mountains in Sweden] Sweden's official website for tourism and travel information, retrieved on January 10, 2006

External links

* [http://www.are2007.com] FIS WC Homepage
* [http://www.virtualsweden.se/fullscreen_pure.asp?pure=2005_areskutan2 Åreskutan 360 panorama from virtualsweden]


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