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Branäs Ski Resort Guide

Branäs, Sweden

Rated: 2/5 (from 4 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length12km7 miles
Highest Lift570m1,870ft
Resort Height150m492ft
 Nearest AirportsSälen Trysil and Karlstad
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One of only two gondola lifts in Sweden (the other is at Åre) takes skiers to the top of Branasberget. The resort has a modern snow making system and some of the longest runs in southern Sweden. Accomodation is in log cabins with 6 - 8 beds, there is also a cabin youth hostel with single and double room apartments.


The Swedish ski resort of Branäs is at an altitude of 150m492ft, with 12km7 miles of marked runs.

Branäs has direct access to 12km7 miles of downhill skiing, with 18 marked pistes, served by a total of 6 ski lifts.

Snow cover is generally reliable due to the Scandinavian climate..


Branäs offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate skiers.


Branäs offers some good boarding and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Branäs.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Branäs?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Branäs.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Branäs

Ski Area Stats

Branäs Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
Total Length
12km7 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
15km9 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Branäs Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift570m1,870ft
Lowest Piste150m492ft
Resort Altitude (Branäs)150m492ft
Max Vertical420m1,378ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Branäs
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Branäs?

This ski resort is in Torsby, Värmland, Sweden.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Branäs is Sälen Trysil, 89 minutes drive away.

Karlstad airport is also within three hours drive.


Ski Lift Capacity

The six ski lifts are able to uplift 6,500 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 8km5 miles of ski runs, with 25 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Branäs open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Branäs, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Branäs Tourist Office for the latest.