With over 5,000 square kilometres of skiing terrain and more than 60 mountain peaks, the area offers everything from recreational skiing to the steepest of challenges for true professionals. We’ve been exploring and discovering the fluctuating terrain, imposing mountains and stunning glaciers of the region for over two decades. The ski season here begins at the end of February and finishes at the end of May. Heliskiing season starts at the end of March. During the winter period you can enjoy dark Arctic nights lit up by the northern lights as well as, later in the season, skiing around the clock under the midnight sun. And since we’re located on the 68th parallel north, over 200 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, an abundance of snow is guaranteed!
You will find the nearest runs just a few minutes from Niehku Mountain Villa by air. Around 15 minutes to the south lies Kebnekaise, Sweden’s tallest peak, scaling around 2,100 metres (varies from year to year depending on ice and snow depth on the glacier). This is one of Sweden’s richest alpine landscapes, with steep mountains and large glaciers perfect for off-piste skiing. The average vertical drop is between 500 and 900 meters, rising to 1,400 metres in some locations.
On a typical day’s skiing we’ll tackle eight to twelve runs, sometimes more, depending on the snow and weather conditions. During the day you’ll enjoy a hot lunch prepared at Niehku, and the package includes snacks and non-alcoholic beverages to give you a boost of energy.
We’ll move in small groups consisting of four to five skiers or snowboarders and a guide. There are never more than two groups sharing the same helicopter. All our guides are IFMGA-certified and have several years of heliskiing experience.
Book your heliski trip already today
For the winter season of 2022 we offer heliskiing from 17 March to 22 May. You can choose between two different alternatives: semi private (only two groups per helicopter) or private (maximal flexibility), for 3, 4 or 7 days. Please have a look at our different alternatives below – they will be updated for 2022 shortly. For any enquiries, reservations or more details, we are always available at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3 DAYS SEMI-PRIVATE HELISKI
4 DAYS SEMI-PRIVATE HELISKI
7 DAYS SEMI-PRIVATE HELISKI
For maximal flexibility
3 DAYS PRIVATE HELISKIING
4 DAYS PRIVATE HELISKIING
7 DAYS PRIVATE HELISKIING
JOIN US FOR Off-Piste and SKI TOURING IN MARCH
During the first weeks of the month of March, when we have proper winter conditions in the mountains, we present long weekends or mid-week programmes of off-piste skiing and ski touring.
Niehku Mountain Villa is located right on the Swedish / Norwegian boarder. Unlike heliskiing we have equal opportunities to ski tour on the Norwegian side of the boarder. Our location gives us easy access not only to the vast and beautiful mountain ranges of Swedish Lapland as well as off-piste skiing and countless tours around Riksgränsen, but also to the spectacular alpine fjord landscape along the Norwegian coast. Within less than an hour’s drive from the lodge we reach a large number of peaks and mountains, many of them start close to sea level and reach up to 1,000 to 1,300 metres. Given that the weather can vary widely between mountains and fjords, we can be flexible to choose our outing based on where conditions are best.
Every day we bring a warm lunch picnic from the Niehku kitchen, that we savour together, relishing the stunning views of this magic area.
The long weekend off-piste and ski touring programme is tailored for three nights at the lodge and three full days of off-piste and ski touring. The mid-week programme is tailored for four nights and three full days of off-piste and ski touring. Both programmes are available from 24 February to 17 March 2022. Below programmes are from 2021 but will be updated shortly for 2022.
LONG WEEKEND off-piste and SKI TOURING MARCH 2021
Mid-week off-pistE and ski touring march 2021