Cross-country

In Lindvallen, there is good cross-country biking for the whole family, with good gravel roads, forest roads and trails with differing levels of difficulty and characteristics.

Our cross-country trails start from the trail hub at Experiumtorget. The possibility to take the lift up the mountain and test mountain bikes represents an additional dimension for cross-country cycling. All of our trails in Lindvallen are within Bikingdalarna and follow the same style of signs. You can find more trails in the area at bikingdalarna.se.

Trails

Elljusspåret (Green) 4.5 km

Type of bike: MTB, Cyclecross
Surface: Asphalt and gravel track and trails
Character: Technically basic cycling, but the hilly path can be more moderate in difficulty.
Description: Start/Finish at Ledcentralen, Experiumtorget. The trail starts with walking/cycle trails out to the floodlit track. Then follow the floodlit trail that offers a sense of speed and has wonderful curves and ridges.

Åsarna (Blue) 6 km

Type of bike: MTB
Surface: Asphalt and gravel track plus dug-out and natural trails.
Character: Hilly path with a certain amount of manmade sections, as well as fast and glorious bends. 
Description: Start/Finish at Ledcentralen, Experiumtorget. The trail starts with walking/cycle trails out to the floodlit track. Then follow the floodlit trail that offers a sense of speed and has wonderful curves and ridges. There are several detours from the exercise trails where you have to pay attention in the crossings.

Bianchi XC (Blue) 1 km

Type of bike: MTB
Surface: Dug-out trail.
Character: Fast sprint course with technical sections, climbs and a good number of bends. It is a single track that suits both beginners and advanced cyclists.
Description: Start/Finish at Ledcentralen, Experiumtorget. This is a man-made single track that suits both beginners and advanced cyclists. It includes many different technical sections. Cycle one or more laps and leave or start the trail anywhere you like. 

Other cross country trails starting at Lindvallen

Östfjället (Red) return trip 21 km

Type of Bike: MTB
Surface: Hiking trail which is slightly gravelly but also very tight.
Character: Varied mountain biking which starts technical but becomes technically simpler from Högfjällshotellet onwards.
Description: We start at Ledcentralen, Experiumtorget. The trail is signposted both wats and finishes at Östfjälssstugan. Take the lift up at Gustav III and cycle along the hiking trail towards Gammelgården (much of the stretch includes cycling over footbridges) and onwards up to Högfjällshotellet. There are a few footbridges so you will need good balance on this section. From there, onwards to Södra Kungsleden. Follow the walking path on asphalt/gravel to Östfjällsstugan. Take the same way back, be careful and watch out for those who are walking on the trail.
Alternative:If you don't wish to take the ski lift up and cycle the technical path you can cycle via Sälfjällstorget and onwards to Högfjällshotellet and then into Södra Kungsleden. As an alternative route home, you can bike over Sälfjällstangen and the tough incline to the top on Lindvallen. Pink trail down (blue DH trail).

Hällaturen (Blue) 39 km

Type of bike: MTB, Cyclecross, regular bike with gears
Surface: Asphalt/Gravel
Character: Road cycling through lovely nature and with a tough finish.
Description: We start at Ledcentralen, Experiumtorget. Bike out towards the roundabout at Statoil. Then continue out towards Gubbmyren, keep going straight for approx. 13 kms until you come to a junction, turn right towards the Hälla nature reserve. Then continue approx. 2.5 kms straight ahead, go right at Hälla towards Sälens. Continue approx. 12.5 kms on the left side of the Västerdalälven until you come to the northern bridge in Sälen. To come back up on the mountain, head right, heading up the old mountain road. There is a steep incline here, so it's a good idea to save a bit of strength for this section.
Tips: Take a walk in Hällas nature reserve. You pass a lovely place to swim at Garpsätratjärn.

Hemfjället (Black) 24 km

Type of bike: MTB
Surface: Gravel road, trail/hiking trail
Character: Mountain biking with is highly technical in places. The last 2 kms before Hemfjällstangen are very rocky, you may need to walk here. The rest is a gravel road. Nothing for those rainy days Incredibly beautiful landscape with one panoramic view after another.
Description: Start at Ledcentralen, Experiumtorget. Take the Gustav III lift up the mountain (bus ticket). Follow the ski/walking trail from Gustav III mountain over Hemfjället to Hemfjällstangen, roughly 8 kms. Then take the gravel road through Hemfjälsstangen, keep left. After about 3 km take a left towards Lindvallen at the crossroads.
Alternative: If you do not want to take the ski lift, take the mountain road and the gravel road via Sälfjällstangen up to the top of Lindvallen.

Connects with: King of the Hill (Red) 1 km

Type of bike: MTB/Cyclecross
Surface: Asphalt/Gravel
Character: Technically simple with a steep climb towards the top
Description: Start at Ledcentralen, Experiumtorget. The trail is signposted and the destination is at the top of Lindvallen. Follow the cycle/walking path toward Sälfjällstorget where it connects to the "King of the Hill" trail from Sälens. Continue towards Gubbmyren on the trail and on the gravel road via Köarskär and Sälfjällstangen up to the top of Lindvallen.
Alternative: Take the "pink trail" down from the mountain, which is a blue graded downhill trail.

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