HERE’S THE SKINNY
Hiking, Trail Running
Summer, Autumn (Nordic skiing in winter)
Kläppen – Helags: Easy
Summiting Helags: Some amount of fitness required.
Kläppen – Helags 12 km (2,5-3 hours if you walk on without taking a break).
Kläppen – Helags: 250 m
The Helags Summit: 796 m
Kläppen, Ljungdalen (parking lot). Water for refreshments available, changing room and ablutions.
By car – parking at Kläppen.
Flights to Åre/Östersund or Sveg or travel by train to Östersund or Åsarna via Inlandsbanan – travel onwards via coach to Ljungdalen, taxi or hike seven kilometers from Ljungdalen to Kläppen.
Lantmäteriets Mountain maps Z56 and Z8 or Calazos Härjedalsfjällen or Jämtlandsfjällen.
Helags mountain station offers overnight stays with self-catering or half board, or if you like, you can bring a tent and pay for using the facilities in the mountain station. There is also lodging in Ljungdalen (camping, cabins, hostel and B&B).
ARCTIC FOX SAFARI
Helags mountain station offers Arctic Fox Safaris. For more information on the safaris, contact STF Helags Mountain Station.
You are a guest in the realm of the reindeer – always show respect and consideration.
Helags lies along the crossroads between the summer paths that start or end at Storulvån, Ramundberget, Ljungdalen (or start at Kläppen), Vålådalen, or in the Norwegian Nedalshytta and Storerikvollen. The mountain stations and the system of cabins in the mountains on the Swedish side of the border are maintained by the Svenska Turistföreningen. Make a thru hike and start in one end and take the bus to reconnect.
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