Hammarbybacken has been a place for Stockholmers to enjoy activities since 1919 and still remains a place for the joy of exercise and active relaxation. Over the years, Hammarbybacken was used as a landfill site for large projects around Stockholm, which has been positive from an environmental point of view and which has also raised the top of Hammarbybacken several times.
Facts about Hammarbybacken
1919 - Djurgården's IF builds a ski jump, which marks the start of Hammarbybacken. Hoppbacken was active until 1953.
Mid 1960s - Hammarbybacken gets a ski lift and three slopes will be added in the late 80s.
1983 - The summit of Hammarbybacken is elevated to 87.6 m with 800,000 cubic metres of shaft spoil from Globenbygget and other construction projects.
2006 - SkiStar takes over the majority of Hammarbybacken AB and its ongoing operations
2007 - The summit of Hammarbybacken is raised again using spoil from Hammarby Sjöstad, raising the summit to the current 93.5 metres.
2013 - Project start for SVOA's future wastewater treatment plant. Hammarbybacken continues to play an important role in Stockholm's sustainable development, with the wastewater treatment plant of the future being developed beneath our feet, in the heart of Hammarbybacken.
2021 - SkiStar Hammarbybacken becomes part of the Stockholm Green Innovation District, an initiative among several stakeholders with a common vision – to build sustainable and climate-friendly city areas, stockholmgreeninnovationdistrict.se
2022 - SkiStar's big summer venture "Sports and Adventures" is launched at Hammarbybacken, with a number of attractions being built.