Cosy hostel close to nature and skiing

If you are looking for a cosy, reasonably priced accomodation in Jokkmokk, which lies close to nature and skiing tracks, while it is not far to the super-market: Marko and Kersti can offer you exactly what you want. Both have worked for many years in a children’s home, but when this closed down, they formed…

Christmas Market: one of the best!

Jokkmokk Christmas Market has been awarded to be one of the best in Sweden by the magazine ”Land”. The key words to describe the market are ”genuine” and a little bit ”old-fashined”. It is small and cosy, and if you like good food and Swedish ”fika” (coffee and cookies/pastries) than you are right at the…

Jokkmokk goes for smart future energy

Jokkmokk has a long tradition of renewable energy production. About 13 TWh of hydro power are produced within Jokkmokks boundaries, which is actually more than 40 times the total energy use of people and companies in Jokkmokk. However, these energy production is not owned by the people of Jokkmokk and only a little share of…

Thank you, Helsinki!

Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet participated in GoExpo Winter fair in Helsinki and we had a great time meeting a lot of winter enthusiasts and a great interest in the race in Jokkmokk. The fair puts together all sports during the winter period, on snow, ice, outdoors or indoors. Moreover, it was a bit of coming home….

Visit Jokkmokk Christmas Market!

On 8-9 December, Jokkmokks Christmas Market will be held for the 3rd year. It gives you the chance to shop in Jokkmokk and to find exclusive handicraft and much more. In addition to outdoor sales, other activities are organized during these days. Among other things, there will be a Christmas table with entertainment, fashion show…

Experience winter at the Arctic Circle

Winter has come to Jokkmokk – with lots of white snow. If you want to experience a real winter, Jokkmokk is the place to be! And the best of it – there are lots of things to do in winter: you can go dogsledding with a guide, take a ski tour  or try riding a…

Longest down-hill season in Sweden!

In Jokkmokk, the fantastic ski-resort Kåbdalis offers the longest down-hill season in the whole of Sweden! The resort opened on the 29th of October and will be open until the 1st of May. Just over 50 years ago, the family Gunnarstedt built the first lift in Kåbdalis. What seemed to be a crazy idea is…

Where history meets future

Think about how many gadget you have which needs electricity. You wouldn’t read this text without electricity. The world’s hunger for electricity is steadily increasing. In Porjus, climate-friendly hydropower is produced. 1914 saw the first generator in operation. Today the power station can produce 1260 GWh per year which places Porjus in third place of…

Autumn – Festival of colours

Autumn is here and this is like every year a festival of colours in Jokkmokk. We just want to share here some pictures – enjoy!      

Det här är både det värsta och det bästa jag gjort!

Det sa Emilia Lindstedt när hon kom som först kvinna i mål 2018. Nu har du chansen att träna med storsegraren på Nordenskiöldsloppet! Datum: 23 – 25 november 2018 Kost och logi: Hotell Jokkmokk, alla måltider och fikaraster ingår. Kostnad: 3890kr med helpension i dubbelrum. 4660kr med helpension i enkelrum. 2450kr utan logi. Anmälan till:…

Take the chance to test your limits!

Not sure if Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet is for you? Take the chance to participate in a Nordenskiöldsloppet training camp on 23-25th of November, of course being held in lovely Jokkmokk. There, you will get individual coachning, technique training and a lot of concrete tips from two female winner of Red Bull Nordenskiöldsloppet – Emilia Lindstedt and…

In the run-up for 2019 year’s race!

500 volonteers are every year working to make the Red Bull Nordenskiöldslopp happen. On  October 24, it is 150 days left to the race 2019. Then, we will gather to discuss how we can develop the race and site-events to make the  race even better than it is. Our aim is to offer the best…