Stöten Resort Guide

Insider tips from our team

Why Stöten?

Just over the border from Trysil, Stöten sits in a similarly snowsure mountain range. The highest peak is 370 metres which offers spectacular views of both Sweden and Norway. The slopes are varied and everyone is taken care of, from kids to adults. An extensive network of cross-country trails (45 km) adds to the attraction of the resort, and there are plenty of non-ski activities too.

The Skiing

The slopes

The pistes in Stöten are based around three squares - Soltorget, Stötentorget, and Skidtorget (from left to right on the piste map). The main square is Stötentorget, where the hotel, pool, supermarket, most of the restaurants etc. are located. The ski school, kids’ area (Vargy’s Ski Land) and the easiest slopes are at Soltorget. Over by Skidtorget the pistes get more challenging, great for the more experienced.

Off-piste

If you’d like to take your first turns off-piste, Stöten is a great place to start with lots of easily accessible, gentle routes and a few more challenging ones. Unusually for Scandinavia, it is possible to ski in the trees throughout the resort.

Ski school

Flexible and short lessons (1 hour 15 minutes) mean more time to ski as a family. Choose from 3, 4 or 5 days of group lessons for the kids, and 2 or 4 days for the adults. Adult lessons start on Tuesdays (the day after the kids), so on the first day, you can spend your time sorting out the children and not have to worry about sorting yourselves out too!

Kids in Stöten

Vargy’s Club - Vargy is Stöten’s wolf mascot. Fun and friendly, you’ll see him around the resort, running activities for kids aged 3 - 8. Whether it’s dancing to the afterski music, hunting for treasure or playing in the “wolf den”, your children can have fun and be looked after for a short while.

Food and Drink

On the mountain

Vildmarkskåtan - Eat lunch in a giant tepee. Tasty and filling food, including a few unique flavours such as reindeer kebabs!

Älvans Restaurang & Café - Down at Skidtorget, you can pop in here for lunch, or take a taxi in the evening for a special dinner.

Våffelstugan - The name says it all! A “waffle hut” - definitely a must-visit. Waffles served with whipped cream, jam and coffee are a Swedish speciality.

Jaktstugan - Right by the ski school, a casual place to pop in for a burger, hot dog or sandwich.

Bistron - Café offering hot drinks, pastries and sandwiches.

In the village

Brasseriet - a variety of options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The dinner menu tends towards gourmet with a Swedish twist.

Tyrolerladan - Austrian-style food with a games room underneath. Goulash, fondue and beautifully cooked meats.

Vargy’s Take Away - Pizza and kebabs to take away.

Vattufjäll's Bar and Restaurant - Located in the pool complex, this café serves light dishes and drinks.

Bars

Tipi Bar - Underneath Brasseriet is this quirky little bar. There’s frequently live music, and on Wednesdays, there is a live music quiz.

Après-ski at Brasseriet – Between lunch and dinner, come to Brasseriet for après! Often there are live bands and it’s lively but always family friendly. Late at night it also becomes the nightclub.

Activities

Pool and Spa - The pool complex, Vattufjäll, has a large pool, a smaller children's pool, a jacuzzi and a sauna. The bowling, children’s playroom, and gym are also in the building.

Snowmobile Safari - Whether you want a guide or to set out on your own, there’s plenty of snowmobile tracks to explore in the area.

Dog Sledding Tours - Mush your team of dogs across the snow and enjoy the wind rushing through your hair. Book a short tour at reception or contact the supplier for longer tour options.

Gamezone - Under Tyrolerladan you’ll find this games room, stocked with arcade games, billiards, table tennis, air hockey, table football, and a large screen TV with a sofa.

Test drive a Suzuki 4x4 - Drive a car designed for the terrain over “off-piste” tracks and experience the thrill of driving through snow. At Stötentorget.

Maps

Resort Map

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Trail map

Resort Map route map

Resort Stats

Season
Late December to Mid April
Nearest airport
Scandinavian Mountains Airport / Oslo Gardermoen
Flight time
2 hours
Direct flight
Yes
Transfer time
15 mins / 2 hrs 45 mins
Transport
Shared shuttle / Private transfer
Elevation
460 - 830 metres
Vertical drop
370 metres
Ski area
45 km
Ski lifts
22
Runs
49
Grade
30% Beginner 56% Intermediate 14% Advanced
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