The 7.5 category at Årefjällsloppet will be Swix Ski Classics Final 2013. Årefjällsloppet is Sweden’s new international long-distance cross-country ski race and will be held by the end of March. The race have an easy track profile, very similar to Vasaloppet and everyone can participate. Panoramic sceneries and the finish line in the center of Åre will make this a spectacular race. After the final the prizes and prize money will be awarded, and “The Swix Ski Classics champions” will be crowned.
“It’s incredibly motivating to do an international long distance race at home,” says Jenny Hansson, Swix Ski Classics Champion 2012
Årefjällsloppet is a complete ski weekend starting with Thursday’s press conference, ending with a banquet Saturday night. For more information seewww.arefjallsloppet.com
Audrey Mangan (@audreymangan) is an Associate Editor at FasterSkier and lives in Colorado. She learned to love skiing at home in Western New York.