2018-10-18 09:33

Early snow in Mora on November 8, 2018 – that's guaranteed!

The Vasaloppet Arena opens for skiing on Thursday, November 8 at 17:00. We will boldly state that there's probably never been so many early opportunities for skiing at Swedish resorts and facilities. When are specific destinations opening for cross-country skiing? We have the answers.

The Vasaloppet Arena gave skiing opportunities for over six months this previous winter. And the Vasaloppet track in Mora will open soon once more, just ahead of the second weekend of November. How long will the track be?

Johan Eriksson, Vasaloppet’s Development Manager, explains:
“We’re saving 10,00 cubic metres of snow, which will hopefully be enough for an 8 km track (2 times 4 km) starting in the Vasaloppet Arena. There will be a ski-in/ski-out point in central Mora by the Zorn Museum. The track will be prepared for both skate and classic style.

Here are all the other dates.

Orsa Grönklitt, Dalarna: Opens October 25
Idre Fjäll, Dalarna: Opens October 12
Mid Sweden 365, ski tunnel in Gällö, Jämtland: Opened May 2 (indoors)
Skidome, Gothenburg: Open all year round (indoors)
Högbo Bruk, Gästrikland: Opens at the shift from October to November
Östersund Ski Stadium, Jämtland: Opens at the end of November
Torsby Ski Tunnel & Sports Centre, Värmland: Opened May 1 (indoors)
Vålådalen, Jämtland: Opens October 16
Bruksvallarna, Härjedalen: Opens October 13
Lugnet Falun, Dalarna: Opens the last weekend of October

Upcoming events in the Vasaloppet Arena

Vasaloppet Winter Week 2019
Fri 22 Feb: Kortvasan. 30 km. Start Oxberg.
Sat 23 Feb: Tjejvasan. 30 km. Start Oxberg.
Sun 24 Feb: Ungdomsvasan. 9/19 km Start Eldris/Hökberg.
Sun 24 Feb: Öppet Spår Sunday. 90 km. Start Sälen.
Mon 25 Feb: Öppet Spår Monday. 90 km. Start Sälen.
Tue 26 Feb: Halvvasan. 45 km. Start Oxberg.
Fri 1 Mar: Stafettvasan. 9–24 km. Five-person teams. Start Sälen.
Fri 1 Mar: Nattvasan. 90 km. Two-person teams. Start Sälen.
Sat 2 Mar: Blåbärsloppet. 9 km. Start Eldris.
Sun 3 Mar: Vasaloppet. 90 km. Start Sälen. (FULL 180318)

Vasaloppet’s Summer Week 2019
Fri 11 Aug: Cykelvasan Öppet Spår. 94 km. Start Sälen
Fri 11 Aug: Cykelvasasprinten. 1 km. Lindvallen, Sälen (Open qualifier on Thursday)
Sat 10 Aug: Cykelvasan 90. 94 km. Start Sälen
Sun 11 Aug: Cykelvasan 30. 32 km. Start Oxberg
Sun 11 Aug: Ungdomscykelvasan. 32 km. Start Oxberg
Sun 11 Aug: Cykelvasan 45. 45 km. Start Oxberg
Sat 17 Aug: Ultravasan 45. 45 km. Start Oxberg
Sat 17 Aug: Ultravasan 90. 90 km. Start Sälen
Sat 17 Aug: Vasastafetten. 4,5–15 km. Running relay for ten-person teams. Start Sälen
Sat 17 Aug: Vasakvartetten. 19,1–24,2 km. Running relay for four-person teams. Start Sälen

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