• Modern, family
    friendly resort
    Photo: Jocke Lagercrantz/Härjedalsbild
  • Great for mixed
    ability groups
    Photo: Ola Matsson
  • Fantastic ski
    Photo: Ola Matsson
  • Varried terrain Photo: Per Eriksson

Vemdalen Björnrike

Central Sweden

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Deep in the heart of Scandinavia, the resort of Vemdalen offers the combined slopes of three varied and well maintained areas with stunning views and beautiful accommodation. Boasting 2 of the fastest lifts in Scandinavia, as well as the longest, you will have plenty of time to explore the three distinct areas available on your skipass. With such a fantastic location and modern snowmaking facilities Vemdalen offers a snow gaurentee from early December through until the end of April, perfect for those looking to get the most skiing out of their winter.


The village of Björnrike offers fantastic family skiing and is ideal for groups of mixed abilities who still wish to spend time together thanks to the choice of runs at the top of each lift that meet up again at the bottom. Soak up the sun on the rolling south facing slopes and fly both up and down the mountain thanks to Scandinavia’s longest and fastest lift. The village has a cosy atmosphere with a selection of restaurants as well as fun après ski for those interested.

Browse our handpicked accommodation or contact our skiSweden experts today for recommendations and a personalised proposal for your next winter adventure.

The right slopes for me?


Great: Björnrike is a great base for beginners with a dedicated nursery area, excellent ski school and a lovely selection of rolling slopes to explore across the resort.


Excellent: With a fantastic choice of rolling and tree lined blue runs and a number of unintimidating reds throughout Björnrike you can really make the most of your holiday. You can also begin to explore the other varied resorts available on your ski pass.


Okay: Björnrike has a few black runs to test yourself on as well as some good opportunities for off-piste and for more choice you can venture into the other ski areas, especially in Vemdalsskalet.


Good: There is a good terrain park available in Björnrike which is well-developed and maintained thanks to being host to a series of competitions throughout the season.

Cross country

Okay: There are 50km of cross country tracks available in and around the 3 resorts from 2km to 10km routes, as well as connecting trails between the areas for those after a little more distance.

Activities & Après


The 3 villages offer a different range of on and off slope activities including swimming, bowling, a spa and a cinema. Please contact your skiSweden expert for more information on what is on offer in each village.

Après ski & eating out

All the villages of Vemdalen have a choice of restaurants from relaxed family eateries to more refined dining experiences. There are some lively bars where you can enjoy après ski refreshments, especially in fun and family friendly Björnrike.

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