Cross country skiing & ski touring in the Malingsbo-Kloten Nature Reserve in Sweden
Cross-country skiing in nice groomed ski tracks on the snow safe high plateau in the Malingsbo-Kloten Nature Reserve in Sweden, 2,5 hour drive from Stockholm.
The area offer unlimited opportunities for long loops with a combination of forest trails and lakes. The area comes into its full potential when lakes ice thickness allows trail traction over the ice. The ski tracks in the Malingsbo-Kloten Nature Reserve start and end at the square in the village Kloten. Between Kloten's Wilderness Lodge and Nordic Discovery's Adventure Center. Along road 233 between Skinnskatteberg and Kopparberg.
Best possible trail traction due to the prevailing conditions
As water ways and forest trails offers varied opportunities for trail traction, it is the prevailing snow, ice and wind conditions that offer the visiting skiers a variety of ski tracks. The ski tracks are always adapted to fit the prevailing natural conditions and the visitors are often offered different ski track combinations on different visits.
The Wilderness Lodge - The perfect ski base
During the nights the recommendation is to stay at the Wilderness Lodge in Kloten - The perfect ski base with the ski tracks starting and ending right outside of the door. Staying at the Wilderness Lodge is also an excellent option the night before and after the skiing excursion.
No ski track fee for guests at the Wilderness Lodge
A custom for visiting skiers is to show their appreciation for the ski track preparation, by the contribution according to the norm 40 SEK/adult and 20 SEK for children and adolescents under 18 years. There is no ski track fee for the guests at the Wilderness Lodge.
Ski tours and ski skating excursions in the Malingsbo-Kloten Nature Reserve
Between the first centimeters of snow on the frozen waterways and too much snow for skiing, there is usually a golden period with perfect free skiing conditions which makes fantastic ski touring and ski skating excursions possible. Normally this period of time occurs between mid-January and mid-February. If you go skiing on the lakes you should bring safety ice nails. If you don't have your own, you will find them for rent for 40 SEK/day.
Information about current skiing conditions
Photos and movies are posted ongoing on Wilderness Lodge's Face book site. For direct and fast skiing information, the recommendation is to follow the Facebook blog bellow:
Ski rental, ski preparation service & ski instructions
We don't have an official ski rental with all sizes of ski boots, but we are a cross-country skiing family with many skis and ski boots. If we have your size on ski boots it is possible to rent cross-country skiing equipment for 225 SEK/day with ski wax preparation (after the current temperature) included.
Prices in SEK
|Rent of skis, ski boots and ski poles||175||875|
|Grip ski wax preparation||50|
|Removement of old ski wax||50|
|Paraffin ski wax preparation||150|
|Ski guide / Ski instructor||500|
Book ski equipment, ski preparation service or ski instructions
Ski equipment: 175 SEK /day. 825 SEK/week.
For ski rental: please advise your shoe size.