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Cross-country skiing at Lassalyckan

Lassalyckan has ski trails to suit every type of skier – from professionals to families with children. There are also plenty of options for refreshments and barbecuing. Our five picnic areas can be used to make a fire and grill a few sausages or simply relax and enjoy a packed lunch from home.

Trails

Lassalyckan's artificial snow cannon enable us to spread artificial snow directly on the trails. In favourable weather conditions, the entire trail can be completely covered in 3–4 days. The artificial snow trail stretches up to 11.5 km, with 8.3 km equipped with electric lighting. There are also three trails for natural snow measuring 5, 10 and 15 km. These are usable in good winter conditions. Skiing on all the above trails requires a ski pass for adults over 16 years of age.

Trail map

Lighted trail 3.7 km: Slightly hilly, suitable for most people.
Yellow trail 5 km: A slightly hilly trail well suited to beginners and training sessions.
Green trail 10 km: Slightly hillier than the yellow trail. This is the ideal trail for more experienced skiers.
Black and white trail 15 km: This elite level trail places very high demands on skiers, in terms of both physical condition and technique.

When there is plenty of natural snow, you can also ski on the nearby golf course. As soon as this is possible, trails are staked out on the green and you are free to ski there. These trails are even groomed and the skiing season most often begins on the golf course. No ski pass is necessary. The golf course also has some great slopes for sledding!  When there is plenty of natural snow, a sledding slope is also groomed in the 'warm-up area'. 

Ulricehamns IF's clubhouse has changing rooms, a sauna, toilets, warming hut and waxing facilities open to visitors.

Ski pass

Day pass SEK 80
Can be bought at Lassalyckan, both inside and at Ulricehamns IF's clubhouse, which is the red wooden building next to the carpark.

Opening hours:

Mon–Thu 8 am–5 pm (also 5 pm–8 pm in January)

Fri 8 am–3 pm.

Sat–Sun (Jan–mid-March) 10 am–4 pm.

Pay by Swish, card or cash. 
No matter where you are, you can easily buy a self-service ski pass by Swishing 1233 62 27 35 (write 'Ski pass').
Cash: You can also buy a pass with cash by putting the correct amount in an envelope, writing your name on it and posting it in the box affixed to the wall next to the payment instructions on Ulricehamns IF's clubhouse. 

A season pass costs SEK 1500 and is available at Team Sportia at Storgatan 19–21 in central Ulricehamn or at the office in Ulricehamns IF's clubhouse.

 

Booking and renting cross-country skis.
You can rent skis for the whole family. This is done at Lassalyckan.

Opening hours:

Mon–Thu 8 am–5 pm (also 5 pm–8 pm in January)

Fri 8 am–3 pm.

Sat–Sun (Jan–mid-March) 10 am–4 pm.

Pay by Swish, card or cash. 
Ski rental at other times by appointment with the office.

For bookings and other inquiries, please contact
Ulricehamns IF's office by calling +46 (0) 321-140 05 or e-mailing kansli@uif.se.

Advance payment: Bankgiro 491-4263
Swish (write 'Ski rental') to Ulricehamns IF 123 440 82 90 
Payment from abroad: by IBAN: SE 33 8000 0838 0800 4004 2095
SWIFT: SWEDSESS

Package deal for skis, boots and poles.
Typical prices (approximate):  
Adult, 1 day: SEK 230
Adult, 2 days: SEK 330
Child/youth up to age 17, 1 day: SEK 170

Skis can be rented for several days. For exact prices, please contact Ulricehamns IF's office by calling 0321-140 05. 
The skis are waxless and fitted with Salomon SNS Profil bindings. The boots have a high cut and a warm lining in both child and adult sizes.

Refreshments
On weekends from January to mid-March, light refreshments, such as hot and cold drinks and snacks, are available from about 10 am to 4 pm. These refreshments are served in Ulricehamns IF's red clubhouse. During the skiing season, Hotell Lassalyckan also serves lighter meals. 

Vasaloppet Centre 
The Vasaloppet race organisers have approved Lassalyckan as an official Vasaloppet Centre, the first official centre in southern Sweden. Lassalyckan in Ulricehamn can now offer Vasaloppet skiers and other sports enthusiasts quality-assured training facilities all year round. Becoming an official Vasaloppet Centre is strictly regulated. Appointment represents a seal of approval for facilities with a concerted focus on one of Vasaloppet's three disciplines: skiing, running and cycling. Approval is only granted to those offering first-rate training opportunities, quality accommodation and expertise and advice in technique and diet. Ulricehamn boasts varied terrain suitable for all three disciplines. What's more, the town has invested in Northern Europe's most advanced artificial snow cannon, ensuring ideal trails throughout the winter months.

Lassalyckan is now also a World Cup arena! 
In January 2017, elite athletes from all over the world came to Lassalyckan and the FIS Cross-Country World Cup Ulricehamn 2017. The competitions included both men's and women's freestyle and relay events. In January 2019, World Cup competitions will be held here once again!

Skiing lessons

If you'd like help from an instructor, as a Vasaloppet Centre Lassalyckan can arrange this. You can read more about this service here.