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Kungsleden

Hiking trail in Sweden / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Kungsleden (King's Trail) is a hiking trail in northern Sweden, approximately 440 kilometres (270 mi) long, between Abisko in the north and Hemavan in the south.[1] It passes through, near the southern end, the Vindelfjällen Nature Reserve, one of the largest protected areas in Europe. In the winter Kungsleden is a ski trail with approximately the same route.

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Kungsleden
The Kungsleden trail between Alesjaure and Tjäktja huts
Length440 kilometres (270 mi) approximately[1]
LocationLapland, Sweden
TrailheadsAbisko/Hemavan
UseHiking
Highest pointlTjäktjapasset, 1,150 m (3,770 ft)
Lowest pointKvikkjokk, 305 m (1,001 ft)
DifficultyModerate
SeasonSummer to early autumn
MonthsJune to September
SightsMt Kebnekaise, Lapporten, Abisko, Sarek National Park
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