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The goal for SkiStar's pilot project is to demonstrate that transitioning to completely fossil-free ski facility operations is feasible. Image: Hammarbybacken Stockholm

Leading Scandinavian ski resort operator SkiStar is undertaking a unique pilot project to operate a ski resort completely fossil-free

SkiStar, the leading holiday organiser for Scandinavia, is taking a significant step in its transition to a fossil-free operation by testing complete electrification of a ski resort. The unique pilot project is being conducted at SkiStar's ski resort in Stockholm, Hammarbybacken. This marks a crucial milestone for the company towards its sustainability goal for 2030.

SkiStar Åre Sweden, november 16 th 2023

The five largest ski resorts in Scandinavia, operated by SkiStar, kickstart the ski season ahead of schedule

The cold weather over the past month has created optimal conditions for snow production and snowfall has made the Scandinavian terrain magical. SkiStar's ski resorts Vemdalen and Sälen opened for the season in early November. Next up to open are Åre, Trysil and Hemsedal. SkiStar, the market leader in Scandinavia alpine tourism, expect a long Scandinavian ski season that extends to 1 May.

 New this winter at SkiStar: New express lifts, improved snow production and even more dining

New this winter at SkiStar: New express lifts, improved snow production and even more dining

Preparations for the 2023/24 winter season are well underway at SkiStar’s destinations in Sweden and Norway. Several important steps have been taken to modernise and improve the ski experience for all ski enthusiasts, including new 6-seater lifts in Sälen and Hemsedal. All destinations will also receive improved snow production to ensure a long and snow-proof winter season.

Summer‘s new attractions at SkiStar Trysil and Hemsedal: Mountain Coaster, Mountain Tube and plenty of cycling news for the whole family

Summer‘s new attractions at SkiStar Trysil and Hemsedal: Mountain Coaster, Mountain Tube and plenty of cycling news for the whole family

SkiStar continues to invest in active holiday experiences for the whole family for the summer. New attractions for this year in Trysil are the construction of a brand new adventure arena that opens on June 23 with several fast-paced activities such as Mountain Coaster, Mountain Tube and trail biking in Valleskogen, as well as opening up more trails for lift-based trail biking. And to make the expe

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Memorable mountain experiences at Sälen, Åre, Vemdalen, Hemsedal, Trysil and Hammarbybacken in Stockholm.

SkiStar owns and operates five of the region's largest alpine ski resorts: Sälen (incl. Hammarbybacken i Stockholm), Åre and Vemdalen in Sweden and Hemsedal and Trysil in Norway. SkiStar's vision is to create memorable mountain experiences as the leading holiday operator for Scandinavia.

SkiStar's ski resorts are the perfect destination for those who are active and like to enjoy life to the fullest. Families and friends can enjoy fantastic days on the ski slopes. Many have discovered the joys of downhill skiing, but a holiday on the slopes is the perfect opportunity to exercise, to recharge your batteries and to socialise with friends and family.

Welcome to our ski destinations in Sälen, Åre, Vemdalen, Hemsedal and the city ski slopes of Hammarbybacken in the middle of Stockholm!