Base elevation: 385m
Highest point: 1900m

Long. run: 1200vm
Area: 900 sq. km

Season: March. – May
Terrain: Glacier, Alpine

Group size Heliski: 5 pat.
Group size Freeride: 5 pat.

International Airport:
Kiruna KRN


Freeride and Heliski nearby the Arctic Circle in the far north of Sweden. The Abisko Mountain Lodge, our base, it situated 300 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle. The heliski areas are located in the mountains between Abisko, Riksgräensen and Kebnekaise – Sweden’s highest mountain; it offers countless runs in an unforgettable landscape. The atmosphere, the landscape, the light and, last but not least, the great ambience make this destination unforgettable.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where in Sweden is Heliskiing and Freeriding possible?

When severe winter still dominates in March and April in the high north of Sweden and when best conditions of powder snow are likely, Alpine skier normally deal with corn snow. Our base, the Abisko Mountain Lodge, is situated almost 300 kilometres north from the Polar Circle and 100 kilometres west from the Swedish village Kiruna. Our heliski area is located in the mountains between Abisko, Riksgränsen and Kebnekaise – the highest mountain in Sweden. It offers uncountable runs with 500 to 1200vm and does not leave any wishes unconsidered. The unique landscape around Abisko will capture your heart for sure. The atmosphere, landscape, the light and, last but not least, the great ambience will make this destination unforgettable.

What requirements does Heliskiing have? How skilled should I be at skiing or snowboarding?

Trust your skills

To participate in our skiing and heliskiing trips, you should bring some preconditions regarding the skiing skills. Many skiers and snowboarders are insecure, weather they are good enough to fulfill the requirements. Surely you should bring some experience in skiing or snowboarding to do heliskiing, but you do not need to be a pro to enjoy a nice heliski adventure. Thanks to today’s ski-technique with the wider and lighter ski and thanks to the varied, versatile and gently terrain, there a plenty of possibilities to heliski. You should consider that each trip individually places both physical and technical demands on the participants. You will find detailed information on this issue in the respective PDF of each event.

Your find more information to the topic –Requirements for heliskiing- here: Requirements for Heliskiing and Heli Boarding

Why should I book with Heliguides?

Good reasons for Heli Guides

We are specialized in heliskiing, trust on good partners and guides that are familiar with the region. Therefore, we offer a maximum level of flexibility and individuality. Our destinations around the world are specifically selected and offer plenty of powder fun for individual travelers or small groups, an incredible variety of areas and unique accommodation.

When is the best time of the year for Heliskiing in Sweden?

Thanks of the location from Abisko, Riksgränsen and Narvik, 300km north from the Polar Circle, severe winter still dominates in March and April. With ideal powder snow and good conditions of firn it is the perfect spot for this time of the year.

How safe is Heliskiing?

Safety first

The health and well-being of our customers has the utmost importance during our heliskiing and skiing trips. Our partners have many years of experience. Weather and snow conditions are permanently observed and analyzed. You will benefit from our know-how, our knowledge about the area and from a maximum of individuality and flexibility. Experienced guides choose the best descents – due to snow conditions and your skills.