Cicerone Trekking The Kungsleden

Cicerone Trekking The Kungsleden

The King's Trail through Northern Sweden

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Guide to the Kungsleden (King's Trail), Sweden's premier long-distance trek. Lying mostly within the Arctic Circle, the 460km route across Lappland is presented in 28 stages but can be walked in shorter sections if preferred. Includes an optional ascent of Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest peak, plus notes on huts and wild camping.


  • 460km route through the sub-arctic landscape of Northern Sweden

  • Includes the Abisko-Nikkaluokta circuit and an ascent of Kebnekaise, Sweden's highest peak.

Technical details

Manufacturer Cicerone
Country Sweden
Title Trekking The Kungsleden - The King’s Trail through Northern Sweden
Article number Trekking the Kungsleden
ISBN 9781852849825
EAN 9781852849825
Collection Guidebook
Author (s) Mike Laing
Language English
Date of publication 21 Jan 2013
Size 17,2 x 11,6 x 1,5 cm
Number of pages 272
Additional information


The subarctic environment
Plants and animals
Regional history
When to go
Planning your walk
Boat crossings
Hut life and facilities
The truth about sauna
Trail marking and access
What to take
Mapping and GPS
Communications and electronics
Safety and wellbeing
Using this guide

Section 1 – Abisko to Saltoluokta

Stage 1 Abisko to Abiskojaure
Stage 2 Abiskojaure to Alesjaure
Stage 3 Alesjaure to Tjäktja
Stage 4 Tjäktja to Sälka
Stage 5 Sälka to Singi
Stage 6 Singi to Kaitumjaure
Stage 7 Kaitumjaure to Teusajaure
Stage 8 Teusajaure to Saltoluokta via Vakkotavare
Additional itineraries
Additional itinerary 1 Singi to Nikkaluokta (alternative finish to Section 1)
Additional itinerary 2 Kebnekaise summit

Section 2 – Saltoluokta to Kvikkjokk

Stage 9 Saltoluokta to Sitojaure
Stage 10 Sitojaure to Aktse
Stage 11 Aktse to Pårte
Stage 12 Pårte to Kvikkjokk
Section 3 – Kvikkjokk to Jäkkvik
Stage 13 Kvikkjokk to Tsielekjåkkå
Stage 14 Tsielekjåkkå to Gistojávrátj
Stage 15 Gistojávrátj to Gásakláhko
Stage 16 Gásakláhko to Vuonatjviken
Stage 17 Vuonatjviken to Jäkkvik
Section 4 – Jäkkvik to Ammarnäs
Stage 18 Jäkkvik to Luvtávrre
Stage 19 Luvtávrre to Bäverholmen
Stage 20 Bäverholmen to Tjiegnatisjávrrie
Stage 21 Tjiegnatisjávrrie to Rävfalls
Stage 22 Rävfalls to Ammarnäs
Section 5 – Ammarnäs to Hemavan
Stage 23 Ammarnäs to Aigert
Stage 24 Aigert to Serve
Stage 25 Serve to Tärnasjö
Stage 26 Tärnasjö to Syter
Stage 27 Syter to Viterskals
Stage 28 Viterskals to Hemavan

Appendix A Summary of facilities
Appendix B Useful contacts
Appendix C Summary of boat crossings
Appendix D Language

Warranty 2 years
Country of Manufacture China


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