Located on the Sälen mountain range, Kläppen is a family owned, privately run ski resort. The resort is nestled amongst pristine birch forests which adds a real feel of being at one with nature as you walk around the quaint village. Boasting the “best snow guarantee in Sweden”, this charming and friendly resort is a paradise for families and those who enjoy relaxed skiing. All accommodation is ski-in ski-out, meaning complete convenience - no ski buses and easy access to the slopes. The village centre is welcoming and easy to get around and, with the only gondola in the Sälen ski area, it allows for easy access to the mountain top for non-skiers.
Family skiing in Kläppen
With well-kept gentle rolling slopes, Kläppen is the perfect destination for family skiing. Everything is designed around great family skiing in this privately owned resort.
Uniquely, beginners can head straight up on the Gondola to learn how to ski on the wide green slopes at the top of the mountain. A fun children only area allows for the perfect environment for younger children to start their ski adventure on the slopes. The resort has even been awarded the best ski area in Sweden for families with children. A visit to Kläppen will give you the right mix of good skiing and Swedish charm to make you want to come back for more, year on year.
Stay in Kläppen
Short transfers are no problem when travelling to Kläppen - it's conveniently located just a short ride from the new Scandinavian Mountains Airport.
There are weekly activity programmes for children (even in low season) which include; evening sledging, snowtubing, snowmobiling and husky dog sledding.
There is a good selection of restaurants and a relaxed family friendly after ski. The local accommodation is handpicked by our skiSweden experts and offers cosy well-designed cabins. A new aparthotel has also been recently built to fit in with the traditional feel of the resort.
Browse our handpicked accommodation or contact your skiSweden expert for personalised suggestions on your next skiSweden holiday.
The right slopes for me?
Excellent: Kläppen is very family orientated with good nursery slopes, and a great selection green runs, many of which are on the top of the mountain allowing even the most novice of skiers to glimpse the wonderful views from the summit.
Good: The uncrowded slopes are a great place to improve and practice with wide runs that pass through the forest.
Average: The selection of advanced runs is aimed at the newly advanced skiers with a choice of fairly short but steep black runs. There are also three snow parks catering for all levels.
Good: There are three snow parks in Kläppen which were voted as some of the best in Sweden, with everything you’ll need to work on your freestyle skills.
Good: Glide through the pristine forest on 52 kilometres of wonderful cross-country trails.
Activities & Après
- Dog Sledding
- Snowmobile Safari
- Morning Ski
- Night skiing
- Evening Sledging
- Weekly activities programme
Après ski & eating out
The resort offers a family friendly après ski on most days with live music and competitions. There is a good choice of restaurants offering different cuisines where you can relax over a delicious meal discussing your day on the slopes.