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Skiing in Umeå

If you are staying at First Camp Nydala-Umeå during winter, there are several ski resorts close to Umeå that you can travel to by car, season from December to April. The ski resorts have well-prepared slopes with different difficulty levels suitable for the whole family, both adults and children. Here you will find the ones closest to the campsite, and on Visit Umeå’s website you can find more ski facilities in the area.


Omberget has two runs, one of which is adapted for snowboarding with jumps, railes and boxes. The resort is located just off the coast, about 20 minutes by car from the campsite. The facility has a button lift and a lift cabin where you have the opportunity to rent snowboards, as well as buy sweets and drinks. A room is also available at the facility, where you can enjoy your own food.


Try the slopes where Maria PH started her career just 3km from First Camp Nydala-Umeå. Bräntberget is suitable for families with children and has big jumps, rails, sledge slopes and public areas for both young and old. Bräntberget has a fall height of 48 meters and the longest slope is 260 meters.


Kassjöbacken is a ski resort just outside Umeå (25km) with two lifts, two slopes and a fall height of 99 meters. Kassjöbacken is a nice facility that fits perfectly for the family. At Kassjöbacken you can buy food, coffee, soft drinks and sandwiches. There is also a 3 km long electric light track in the area for those who want to go cross country skis instead of downhill.

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