Storsnäll - Hiking trail
This hiking trail takes you to the top of Storsnäll, 560 meters above sea level. It is possible to choose the length of the hiking trail depending on where you choose to start and whether you want to walk around the mountain or not.
2km - Start at the parking lot at the turnaround (see the map among the pictures, the upper car park). Follow signs and yellow markings to Storsnäll. There is quite a steep climb last bit up towards the top. The same way back to the turnaround.
8km - Start at the Gåsvarv Bystuga. On the left side of Gåsvarv Bystuga the hiking trail starts. Follow yellow markings and signs for Storsnäll. It is a varying terrain where you cross an old railway track, gravel roads and forest. There is quite a steep climb last bit up towards the top. You then go back the same way you came.
13km - Start at Gåsvarvs Bystuga. On the left side of Gåsvarv Bystuga the hiking trail starts. Follow yellow markings and signs for Storsnäll. Just before going up to Storsnäll, the trail divides and after the visit to the top you follow the signs towards Lokbodarna. If you come down from Storsnäll it will be to the right. Continue to follow yellow markings and signs for Lokbodarna.
There will be a crossing where you should turn to the right which is easy to miss so be attentive. The sign is currently a little broken and can be difficult to see. Continue towards Lokbodarna. When you have passed the Lokbodarna, there will say Gåsvarv on the signs after Lokbodarna and the marking is still yellow.
There are varying terrain where one crosses an old railway track, gravel roads and forest. The biggest climb is up to Storsnäll.
The 13km round takes between 4-5h depending on the pace.
Directions to the starting point at Gåsvarvs Bystuga: From Älvdalen center, drive the RV70 towards Mora. After about 5kmyou will come to Gåsvarv. There is a sign to the left after RV70, which it says Bystuga on. Turn up there and park.